A retired educator of 34 years, A. Patrick Huff, Ph.D. saw firsthand the domination of testing in today’s public schools. This together with the unrealistic mandates of No Child Left Behind law led him to write The Takeover of Public Education in America: The Agenda to Control Information and Knowledge Through the Accountability System, a look back into the history of how the system developed into what we have today and peels the curtain back to reveal what is crippling the schools across the country.