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Posted: Aug 17, 2014
Pomegranate Café showing documentary on kids' playtime
Ahwatukee Foothills News
... is the first of a series focused on the issue of play. Screenings of “The Race to Nowhere” and “War on Kids” will be scheduled for later in the year. For more information on this and future screenings, call (602) 432-3707 or email info ...

Posted: Aug 5, 2014
The race to nowhere
The Hill (blog)
July marked the fifth anniversary of Race to the Top, the Obama administration's signature education initiative. Enacted during President Obama's honeymoon, the $4.35 billion competition drew bipartisan hosannas and was hailed as an example of getting ...

Posted: Jul 23, 2014
Movie at Tamanend Park on Aug. 1
Bucks County Courier Times
UPPER SOUTHAMPTON — Officials from the Bucks Learning Cooperative of Newtown will show the movie "Race To Nowhere" at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Carriage House at Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike in Upper Southampton. The screening is free ...

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Posted: Jul 23, 2014
Movie at Tamanend Park on Aug. 1
Bucks County Courier Times
UPPER SOUTHAMPTON — Officials from the Bucks Learning Cooperative of Newtown will show the movie "Race To Nowhere" at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Carriage House at Tamanend Park, 1255 Second Street Pike in Upper Southampton. The screening is free ...

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Posted: Jul 18, 2014
5 Ways to Stay Active as You Age
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung)
... attorney and mother of three. She is also the co-director and producer of the education documentary ?Race to Nowhere,? which revealed the damage to young people being done by the pressures of school, homework, tutoring and extracurricular activities.

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Posted: Jul 18, 2014
"Vicki Abeles is a filmmaker, attorney and mother of three. "
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung)
Race to Nowhere,? which revealed the damage to young people being done by the pressures of school, homework, tutoring and extracurricular activities. In the following letter Abeles tells her daughter Jamey, who will be a freshman at the University of ...

Posted: Jul 18, 2014
Mom's letter to college-bound daughter: Why 'I have reason to fear'
Washington Post (blog)
Vicki Abeles is a filmmaker, attorney and mother of three. She is also the co-director and producer of the education documentary “Race to Nowhere,” which revealed the damage to young people being done by the pressures of school, homework, tutoring and ...

Posted: Jul 15, 2014
A New Perspective
Huffington Post
Our nation needs to call for an education reform that frees our young leaders from the race to nowhere. Can't we all agree that our rising generation of global leaders would realize a greater potential if they entered college with first-hand experience ...

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Posted: Jul 14, 2014
Schools of Hard Knocks
Huffington Post
Whether it be a documentary (Pressure Cooker, Race to Nowhere, Speaking in Tongues, Mad Hot Ballroom, Waiting for Superman) or a narrative piece (Art School Confidential, Half Nelson, The Paper Chase, Stand and Deliver, Up The Down Staircase, ...

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Posted: Jul 14, 2014
Schools of Hard Knocks
Huffington Post
Whether it be a documentary (Pressure Cooker, Race to Nowhere, Speaking in Tongues, Mad Hot Ballroom, Waiting for Superman) or a narrative piece (Art School Confidential, Half Nelson, The Paper Chase, Stand and Deliver, Up The Down Staircase, ...

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