Roosevelt Institute at Northeastern University is hosting a free Screening of Backpack Full of Cash followed by a community discussion of the film.
The film focusses on issues of charter schools, vouchers, and privatization. This timely new documentary takes viewers into the world of market-based education reform. With cautionary examples of privatization and funding cuts have had a devastating impact on public schools, and a model for improving schools. Education writer David Kirp, former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch, and policy expert Linda Darling Hammond are among the national thought leaders who provide analysis in the film.
Thursday, January 25
7 PM – 9:30 PM
Curry Student Center, Northeastern University