Frustrated with the traditional school system, a family in Los Angeles pulls their two children out of one of the highest-rated schools in the area and takes their education into their own hands. In the quest to better their children's lives, they must overcome long-standing assumptions about education and face the social ramifications of their bold decision.
Class Dismissed will challenge viewers to take a fresh look at what it means to be educated in the 21st century and offer up a radial new way of thinking about the process of learning.
Class Dismissed - Extended Interview with Laurie A. Couture
Enjoy this extended interview with Laurie A. Couture from the film Class Dismissed.
Laurie A. Couture is the renowned author of Instead of Medicating and Punishing: Healing the Causes of Our Children’s Acting-Out Behavior by Parenting and Educating the Way Nature Intended. As an Attachment Parenting and Unschooling coach, she specializes in the emotional and behavioral health of children and adolescents, helping youth rediscover their passion for learning and helping families heal through the wisdom of nature’s intent. In 2012, Laurie was a guest on the Anderson daytime show, hosted by Anderson Cooper. She is also featured in the documentary films, Class Dismissed (2014) and The War On Kids (2009).