2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

SXSWedu Community Screening: The Texas Promise

Sunday, March 15
3:30PM - 5:00PM

From Oscar winner Vanessa Roth, comes The Texas Promise. At a time when the direction of public education is center stage nationwide, the Texas legislature cut $5.4 billion from public schools, affecting 5 million students making Texas 49th in the country in per pupil spending. The Texas Promise witnesses the consequences of those cuts by going inside the 2013 Texas legislative session, the historic trial that questions the adequacy and equity in education funding, and delves into the lives and voices of the communities, districts, schools, teachers and families that are affected by these policy decisions. Through this collage of voices and experiences, The Texas Promise reaches into the core of the historic education decisions being made about opportunity, the economy, and our democracy.


Free and open to the public. ***Admission subject to venue capacity and age restrictions.
Documentary Feature
Global Impact and Policy

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