|A film exploring the real cost of privatizing America's public schools
Backpack Full of Cash offers a painful look at the impact on traditional schools when funding is diverted for privately run schools. Though it focuses primarily on schools in Philadelphia and New Orleans, itís a must-see for Californians to fully comprehend where the state may be headed soon if the pro-charter movement is not held accountable. Narrated by Matt Damon.
A member of the Fremont Unified District Teachers Association will lead discussion after the screening.
Free and open to the public
This screening is made possible by a partnership with the Fremont Unified District Teachers Association
The Second Saturday Documentary Series is sponsored by the San Jose Peace & Justice Center and Niles Discovery Church
(See event web page)