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Posted: Jan 16, 2017
Cadtle Hills News

Kids urged to study less, sleep more
Cadtle Hills News
Across the nation, parents, teachers and kids may be ready to embrace the idea that kids can take many paths to success - if the popularity of the US education documentary Race to Nowhere is any indication. "There's a perception that there is a magical ...

Posted: Jan 2, 2017
Stress is making our children ill; here is what we can do about it
San Francisco Chronicle
He wrote this commentary with Vicki Abeles, the producer/director of the film “Race to Nowhere” and author of “Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheuled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation” (Simon & Schuster, 2015), and Tarun Galagali, an alumnus ...

Posted: Dec 22, 2016
TheWrap

How Damien Chazelle Pulled Off the Big, Bold Musical 'La La Land'
TheWrap
Over the last couple of decades, Hollywood has viewed the musical as something to be solved. Today's audiences, the reasoning goes, can't handle characters suddenly breaking into song–there has to be a reason, a cinematic excuse for them to do so.

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Posted: Dec 16, 2016
HotNews

Dincolo de pareri: Ce spune stiinta legat de utilitatea temei de casa?
HotNews
Documentare ca si “Race to Nowhere” sau “Where do we invade next?” determina publicul larg sa se intrebe daca temele de casa isi au vreo utilitate. La fel o fac si carti precum “The homework myth: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing” (Kohn) sau ...

Posted: Dec 16, 2016
HotNews (Blog)

Dincolo de pareri: Ce spune stiinta legat de utilitatea temei de casa?
HotNews (Blog)
Documentare ca si “Race to Nowhere” sau “Where do we invade next?” determina publicul larg sa se intrebe daca temele de casa isi au vreo utilitate. La fel o fac si carti precum “The homework myth: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing” (Kohn) sau ...

Posted: Dec 9, 2016
She Sings to the Stars
Weekly Alibi
See this locally made film to raise funds for a documentary in development called End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock. Diné singer-songwriter Clara Natonabah performs. SHE SINGS TO THE STARS: an indie film as still and deep as the night sky, ...

Posted: Nov 22, 2016
Patheos (blog)

Keep Christ in Christmas: Stop the War on Advent
Patheos (blog)
“Advent relieves us of our commitment to the frenetic in a fast-paced world. It slows us down. It makes us think. It makes us look beyond today to the 'great tomorrow' of life. Without Advent, moved only by the race to nowhere that exhausts the world ...

Posted: Nov 11, 2016
Talk of the Sound

New Rochelle High School to Screen 'Beyond Measure' | Talk of the ...
Talk of the Sound
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle will host a screening of the documentary, "Beyond Measure," on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at New ...

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Posted: Nov 10, 2016
PC The Cowl

Under Pressure
PC The Cowl
Race To Nowhere, a documentary produced by Vicki Abeles in 2010, examines the pressure put on teenagers to excel. This documentary highlights the idea that today's teens are put under far too much pressure to succeed in school. This whirlwind of stress ...

Posted: Nov 9, 2016
Mercer Island Chamber gives back | Community briefs
Mercer Island Reporter (subscription)
The documentary film, from the makers of “Race to Nowhere,” challenges the assumptions of the test-driven education system in the U.S.. “To fix America's troubled education system, we're told that we need to narrow our curricula, standardize our ...