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Raleigh | Backpack Full of Cash; Film and Panel Discussion on the Privatization of Education

05/10/2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Narrated by Matt Damon, Backpack Full of Cash explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. This 90-minute documentary takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013–14 school year, into the world of what is now called education “reform.” In Philadelphia and other big cities, public education – starved of resources – hangs in the balance. NC is at a crossroads as we see more and more privatization of our public schools.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Panel discussion with public education leaders will follow the film along with Q&A from audience.

The filmmakers are part of the team that made the award-winning 4-part PBS series, SCHOOL: The Story of Public Education, narrated by Meryl Streep. Directed by: Sarah Mondale
Produced by: Vera Aronow and Sarah Mondale

Tags: Backpack Full of Cash, Documentary on Education, Education in NC, Education Reform in NC, Public Schools First NC


7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Category:


Public Schools First NC


James B Hunt Jr Library
NCSU, 1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606
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