Very few people know the history of school.

Nor do they know the real reason schools were established in the first place. Here’s a short history of schools in the U.S. from the documentary Class Dismissed.

This video from Jeremy Stuart features interviews of John Taylor Gatto, Laurie A. Couture and discusses Horace Mann and Johann Fichte’s influence on today’s public school system and how the Prussian model of education & military findings was instrumental to the origins of school.