I love this speech, and just thought it was worth sharing. John Taylor Gatto is a brilliant teacher, and it would be amazing to see more people with the courage that he has to discuss the system and it's flaws openly. If you check out the copyright at the end, this was presented back in 1990. There's no way I was thinking of home ed, then. I'm sure I probably thought it was weird, given that I was 16 and in year 11.
And another I just came across.