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Backpack Full of Cash
Free Screening February 8 at 7:00 P.M.
Bethel International United Methodist Church
1220 Bethel Road–Columbus, Ohio 43220
Mark your calendar and get your free tickets now for a screening of the movie, Backpack Full of Cash. The film is a documentary that explores the impact of charter schools on public education. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
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.
What Is CAPE Ohio?
As citizen advocates, we defend the concept of public education as envisioned by the nation’s founders. At the same time, we seek the transformation that will improve and advance learning so that all students thrive. (Read more about CAPE Ohio)
Our Vision for Public Education
Recent cycles of reform have treated public education as if it were a large manufacturing concern, with controllable inputs and raw materials. Education is different. (Read the CAPE Ohio Vision)
Principles for Redefining Public Education
We hope that decision makers—students, parents, teachers, boards of education, legislators, administrators—will use these principles in developing policies and practices before it’s too late. (Read the Thirteen Principles)