[PAST EVENT] Screening of "Backpack Full of Cash"
LocationSchool of Education, Matoaka Woods Room
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
- Open to the public
Join the W&M School of Education for a free screening of “Backpack Full of Cash,” a new film exploring the real cost of privatizing America’s public schools. Following the film, W&M professors and community educators will lead a panel discussion and Q&A with audience members.
ABOUT THE FILM
Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, “Backpack Full of Cash” takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education “reform” where public education—starved of resources—hangs in the balance. Learn more at www.backpackfullofcash.com.
W&M School of Education
W&M Curriculum & Instruction Department
Williamsburg-James City County PTA Council
Williamsburg Area League of Women Voters
Jeremy Stoddard, Professor of Education, [[jdstod]]