Documentary Exposes Hidden Costs of School Voucher Schemes

CEA, together with Connecticut College and New London-based nonprofit Re:publicEd, sponsored a free screening of the documentary Backpack Full of Cash, which takes a critical look at the movement to privatize schools. Narrated by Matt Damon, the 90-minute film exposes the devastating effects of corporate-backed school reform on students, teachers, and whole communities. Filmed in…

Free Screening of Documentary About the Cost of Privatizing Public Schools

Renowned author and advocate for children Jonathan Kozol has called it “a beautiful film” that “everyone who values democratic education needs to see”—and now you can watch Backpack Full of Cash at a free screening this February in New London. Narrated by Matt Damon and directed by a teacher, the movie explores the real cost…