BACKPACK FULL OF CASH: A Film Exploring the Real Cost of Privatizing America's Public Schools

BACKPACK FULL OF CASH: A Film Exploring the Real Cost of Privatizing America's Public Schools
Screening and Discussion with Director/Co-Producer Sarah Mondale
Monday, April 15, 2019
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

4:00–5:45 p.m. Film screening
5:45–6:30 p.m. Post-screening discussion panel with director/co-producer Sarah Mondale, in conversation with Humphrey School professor Joe Soss, CEHD professor Muhammed Khalifa, and executive director of Minnesota Comeback Al Fan.

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Narrated by Matt Damon, this feature-length documentary explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s children. Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, BACKPACK FULL OF CASH takes viewers through the 2013-14 school year, examining the world of education reform initiatives that directly impact public education models in this country. Watch the trailer 

Hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Co-sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development. Contact hhhevent@umn.edu for accommodations or questions.

April 15, 2019
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455