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Posted: May 19, 2015
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, ALADDIN JR., FAME Set for The Bijou Theatre's 2015 ...
Broadway World
As a writer Mat has written the musicals Mary Potter and the Race to Nowhere, Musical the Musical, True Twilight Diaries, and Suddenly There Came a Tapping. Over his career, Mat has directed dozens of productions for both adults and children, and he ...

Posted: May 15, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Raiders' stadium deal 'is gurgling blood'
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Loretta Sanchez's decision to jump into the U.S. Senate race against state Attorney General Kamala Harris has all the makings of a short race to nowhere. Democratic Party politics look stacked against her, and to run, she has to give up her five-term ...

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Posted: May 11, 2015
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Cameron promises a fresh start
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
David Cameron has emphasised the fresh start the new Government will make as he addressed his Cabinet for the first time. The Prime Minister, welcoming his Tory-only team at Downing Street, said the majority administration would be "different" from the ...

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Posted: May 6, 2015
Wicked Local Boxford

Column: How to decode the needs of boys
Wicked Local Boxford
And many of our girls also experienced the unhealthy side effects of our overly competitive “Race to Nowhere” culture. We applaud the tri town schools as they focus on academic excellence, and within a learning environment that also supports the social ...

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Posted: May 6, 2015
Wicked Local Topsfield

Column: How to decode the needs of boys
Wicked Local Topsfield
And many of our girls also experienced the unhealthy side effects of our overly competitive “Race to Nowhere” culture. We applaud the tri town schools as they focus on academic excellence, and within a learning environment that also supports the social ...

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Posted: May 4, 2015
Letter of the Day: Race to nowhere
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Letter of the Day: Race to nowhere. Gone in Sixty Seconds: Reader sheds no tears that the raceway's music fest never got past the starter's gate. May 4, 2015, 5:01PM. 05/04/2015. Order Article Reprint. Editor, Index-Tribune: Considering all the misery ...

Posted: May 2, 2015
Slow race to nowhere
Southeast Missourian
Slow race to nowhere. Sunday, May 3, 2015. Aaron Horrell. (Photo). Sometimes nature seems to have a sense of humor. It is hard to understand why a snail needs a shell while its close cousin, the slug, goes without. Obviously the snail's shell serves ...

Posted: Apr 26, 2015
Huffington Post

Stand Up for Sleep-Deprived Students
Huffington Post
After my first film, Race to Nowhere, uncovered the ways our pressure-cooker education culture is taking a toll on student well-being, communities used it as a platform to advocate for school policies that put student health first, including healthier ...

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Posted: Apr 23, 2015
Patch.com

TONIGHT: Madison Holds Community Conversation Concerning Youths Health ...
Patch.com
... as a community, roll up our sleeves and brainstorm possible solutions to the key concerns that were voiced (in a follow-up survey) from people that attended the April 1st Race to Nowhere event,” said Dana Hilmer, of the Madison Youth and Family ...

Posted: Apr 17, 2015
eNews Park Forest

Expert on Department of Education's Race to the Top Releases New Book
eNews Park Forest
... the book for principals who are in the trenches and don't always have the time they need to spend on teacher evaluations,” said Lavigne, who is an expert on teacher evaluation under the Race to the Top initiative, which she believes is “a race to ...