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Posted: Dec 19, 2014
NorthJersey.com

Glen Rock Education Foundation announces latest round of grants
NorthJersey.com
At the parent-targeted event, a follow-up to last May's "Race to Nowhere" presentation, "Parents will receive the tools to help their children regain their balance, strengthen their sense of self, increase their motivation and critical thinking skills ...

Posted: Dec 17, 2014
Glen Rock Education Foundation Awards Grants to Fund Two Workshops
Patch.com
“This initiative was implemented by the GR BOE Community Relations Committee, following up on the (May 2013) showing of the film “Race to Nowhere” for all parents in the district,” said Dr. Paula Valenti, Glen Rock Superintendent of Schools. “Our work ...

Posted: Dec 16, 2014
Fast Company

5 Ways To Encourage Kids To Grow Up To Be Innovators
Fast Company
... a strong focus on standardized test results, piles of homework, and a seemingly never-ending quest for achievement in everything from academics to sports. A recent documentary, Race to Nowhere delves into the rigors and risks of growing up in the ...

Posted: Dec 12, 2014
Great Falls Tribune

Dick Beardsley offers uplifting message to UGF event
Great Falls Tribune
Famed Minnesota marathoner Dick Beardsley speaks to the audience Thursday night at a fund-raising event for the University of Great Falls at McLaughlin Center. Beardsley offered a message of faith, hope and perseverance to a packed house of UGF ...

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Posted: Dec 12, 2014
KTAR.com

5 parenting mistakes you're making right now
KTAR.com
We run the race to nowhere. It almost seems like a game—seeing how fast our kids learn to sit up, walk, talk, read, drive and eventually leave. Among mothers, it becomes a point of pride whose child reaches milestones first, but the kids really don't ...

Posted: Dec 10, 2014
Jewish Journal

Finding solutions to reducing teen stress
Jewish Journal
Aron scheduled a panel discussion about dialing down teen stress for Dec. 11 at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, as well as a screening of the documentary film “Race to Nowhere,” which shows the impact of over-stressed teens on families, colleges and ...

Posted: Dec 10, 2014
Jewish Journal

Finding solutions to reducing teen stress
Jewish Journal
Aron scheduled a panel discussion about dialing down teen stress for Dec. 11 at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, as well as a screening of the documentary film “Race to Nowhere,” which shows the impact of over-stressed teens on families, colleges and ...

Posted: Dec 10, 2014
Jewish Journal

Finding solutions to reducing teen stress
Jewish Journal
Aron scheduled a panel discussion about dialing down teen stress for Dec. 11 at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, as well as a screening of the documentary film “Race to Nowhere,” which shows the impact of over-stressed teens on families, colleges and ...

Posted: Dec 9, 2014
Wilton Bulletin

Teens hold leadership conference
Wilton Bulletin
The students also watched a portion of the movie “Race to Nowhere,” dealing with the topic of pressure on teens to succeed. The day concluded with a guided visualization led by Lauren Lanham, certified yoga teacher and employee of Positive Directions, ...

Posted: Dec 9, 2014
Great Falls Tribune

Frontier Notebook: Beardsley to offer message of hope Thursday at UGF
Great Falls Tribune
1 CONNECT 4 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. For years, it seemed as if Dick Beardsley's life was a race to nowhere. The former star marathoner suffered life-threatening injuries in a farm mishap and two subsequent severe auto accidents, fell off ...

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