Assignment:For this assignment, you will write a short essay defending your position on a topic – Gatto, John Taylor. Against School: How Public Education Cripples our Kids, and Why. Harpers September 2003: 338. Print.
Defend the merit of the position the author is advancing, critique the limitations of such a
position, or offer a combination of both. The point is for you to advance and defend an
evaluative claim based on your own engagement of the material, drawing on all the writing skills
you have at the beginning of the course.