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"Backpack Full of Cash," a Film That Exposes Corporate Reform, Needs YOUR Help; by Diane Ravitch

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'Tonight is the second showing of Backful of Cash in Philadelphia.Here is link  to a  video   that explain this film and the grassroots effort  that exposes the corporate reform movement . The producers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the continued showing of the film in other cities and for post-production work. Backpack Full of Cash  is a highly professional film whose producers’ previous four-part series called “School” was shown on PBS a decade ago. it is much harder to raise money for a film  that exposes the corporate reform movement  than to raise money for a series called “School.” Please give whatever you can. The Stone Lantern team has raised 25% of their goal. They need our help, says Diane Ravitch, who wrote How Not to Fix Our Public Schools and Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools'

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