RADIO & VIDEO: Busted Pencils Episode 31 – Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow, Filmmakers of A Backpack Full of Cash

By BustED Pencils | Originally published on BustED Pencils Radio | April, 2017 | Syndication made possible through Patreon

RADIO INTERVIEW: Busted Pencils Episode 31 The “Choice” is Clear: It’s A Backpack Full of Cash!

  • Feature Interview: Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow, filmmakers of A Backpack Full of Cash.
  • Blogger/Activist of the Week: Rebel Teacher on the “Business of Choice.”
  • The Schools Our Children Deserve: Jesse “The Walking Man” Turner
  • Matt Damon’s Mom on why Matt decided to narrate A Backpack Full of Cash
  • Trending News and a Moment of Zinn.

Busted Pencils: Episode 31


About the Film A Backpack Full of Cash

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, it takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of education “reform” where public education – starved of resources- hangs in the balance. 


About BustED Pencils

BustED Pencils; Fully Leaded Education Talk is a new, weekly, 30 minute talk show dedicated to public education. BustED Pencils is known for its commitment to the hard facts with a humorous twist.  Host Dr. Tim Slekar covers the “real” issues in education. This show establishes and alternative space and discusses education reform from an entirely progressive perspective. Our approach is funny, edgy, passionate, witty and gritty and features an array of guests.  BustED Pencils explores the political and commercial influences behind education policy.  We deliver trending education news without the jargon  And most importantly, we promote a vision of public schools that all children deserve. BustED Pencils appeals to parents, grandparents, guardians, teachers, policy makers, tax payers and students alike.


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