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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 Sound
16, at New Rochelle High School. Director Vicki Abeles was a Wall Street attorney before receiving critical acclaim for her co-direction of the 2007 documentary "Race to Nowhere," which illuminates "the pressure-cooker culture dominating America's ...

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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 ...

Posted: Nov 5, 2016
Cherwell Online

Stop scolding May's grammar schools
Cherwell Online
One of Theresa May's ideas has been to lift the ban on grammar schools and give existing schools the chance to become selective. The media and even the currently disunited Labour Party have all formed a consensus of opposition against May's proposals, ...

Posted: Nov 2, 2016
DABCC.com

Solving the SDDC Management Problem
DABCC.com
In the last four decades, initiated by the “Big Four”, IT management has been in a race to nowhere. A race to discover more, collect more and present more. More reports, more graphs, more views, more alerts. If there is an IT asset out there, there is ...

Posted: Oct 26, 2016
OC Weekly

Sad Things Happen [Special Screenings, Oct. 27-Nov. 3]
OC Weekly
From the makers of Race to Nowhere, the 2009 documentary that called for reforming the U.S. education system, comes this follow-up demand for public schools that value personal growth over test scores, inquiry over mimicry and passion over rankings.

Posted: Oct 25, 2016
INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP Presents Award-Winning Author Nicholson Baker
Broadway World
The evening's guest moderator is The Music Hall's film and outreach manager Chris Curtis, who has arranged for several remarkable education-oriented panel discussions and films including Waiting for Superman, The Race to Nowhere and Most Likely to ...

Posted: Oct 19, 2016
Wicked Local Lexington

Filmmaker Abeles comes to Lexington to help bring change
Wicked Local Lexington
Abeles said the point of the showings, "Beyond Measure" and "Race to Nowhere," which together have been shown more than 8,000 times, is to inspire communities. Presented in more than 40 countries, Abeles said she believes all kinds of communities, not ...

Posted: Oct 17, 2016
Patch.com

Centennial High School Hosts 'Race To Nowhere' Screening
Patch.com
Called a "must-see movie" by The New York Times, Race to Nowhere was the first education film to uncover the epidemic of unhealthy, disengaged and unprepared students caught in the rat race of an obsessive achievement culture. Through heartbreaking ...