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 Linda Dobson
Enjoy this extended interview with Linda Dobson from the film Class Dismissed.
Linda Dobson is the author of eight books about education and is an international speaker on education issues. As a former news analyst for a national magazine for nine years, she has experience in investigative journalism. She has provided scores of media interviews for radio talk shows and publications such as The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Reader’s Digest, and “Live Online” for the Washington Post.
Follow Linda and her work at www.parentatthehelm.com This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Running time: 40 mins.