Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside Of The Classroom (2015)

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"Class Dismissed shows parents a glimpse into the future of education. Everyone concerned with education would benefit by watching this film." - John Taylor Gatto, Former New York State Teacher of the Year and author

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 challenges viewers to take a fresh look at what it means to be educated in the 21st century and offers a radical new way of thinking about the process of learning.      

Jeremy's newest film is Self-Taught: Stories from Self-Directed Learners (2019).

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