Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Short film and discussion about charter schools on Saturday, September 24

Charter Schools - For Better or Worse?
A film screening and discussion with The School Project 

Join us for an encore screening of the 5th episode of The School Project — a documentary series on public education in Chicago: UnChartered Territory. This 10-minute film examines issues such as the growing trend toward privatization of public schools, the idea of ‘choice’ and how it affects the system, and the role of innovation in charter schools. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with community leaders, educators, and education experts.

UnChartered Territory
When: Saturday, September 24th
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Discussion moderated by WBEZ Education Reporter Sarah Karp includes Mary Pattillo, Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University, and Beatriz Ponce de Leon, Executive Director of Generation All.
Where: The Harold Washington Library -- Video Room
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Event is free and open to the public; RSVP required
Please arrive early to ensure entry 

To RSVP, click here.

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