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Posted: Jul 20, 2016
St. Louis Jewish Light

No easy answers in fight against student depression, suicide
St. Louis Jewish Light
The view that schools are the culprit has been most forcefully expressed by Vicki Abeles in her “Race to Nowhere” documentary that has been widely shown by PTOs around the country, along with her New York Times op-ed in January, “Is the Drive for ...

Posted: Jul 17, 2016
TAPinto.net

The Times Have Changed and Everyone Needs to Help Kids Cope
TAPinto.net
In the documentary Race to Nowhere and in her book Beyond Measure Vicki Abeles identified “a widespread problem in our nation's schools: as students race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, and more AP courses than ...

Posted: Jul 16, 2016
TAPinto.net

The Times Have Changed and Everyone Needs to Help Kids Cope
TAPinto.net
In the documentary Race to Nowhere and in her book Beyond Measure Vicki Abeles identified “a widespread problem in our nation's schools: as students race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, and more AP courses than ...

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Posted: Jul 16, 2016
TAPinto.net

The Times Have Changed and Everyone Needs to Help Kids Cope
TAPinto.net
In the documentary Race to Nowhere and in her book Beyond Measure Vicki Abeles identified “a widespread problem in our nation's schools: as students race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, and more AP courses than ...

and more »
Posted: Jul 14, 2016
Lexington Community Coalition - Youth Initiative holding summer reading event
Wicked Local
“Beyond Measure” is a book published in 2015 that is a continuation of the 2009 documentary “Race to Nowhere.” Abeles describes the book as a “guide to how we can revolutionize our schools and reclaim our children's well-being.” The book is described ...

Posted: Jul 4, 2016
Big Think

Author, "Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice"
Big Think
As mentioned by Nikhil Goyal, the author of Schools on Trial, a few documentaries like Waiting for Superman, The Race to Nowhere, and The War on Kids has led to more open discussion about the problems with schools and modern education. It brought the ...

Posted: Jun 30, 2016
South Africa Racing to Nowhere
News24
Recently, I celebrated my fourth year living in Canada, and my first as a permanent resident. Soon, I hope to become a citizen of this amazing country, but I will always be South African born. Which explains why I still spend time on news sites and why ...

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Posted: Jun 28, 2016
Zip06

Clinton PTA Hosts Summer Book Read: Beyond Measure
Zip06
“Erica and I chose this book,” said Reu, “as it is the next conversation from author/mother Vicki Abeles, who created the film Race to Nowhere, which the PTA aired a few years back. Beyond Measure deals with the striking reality of the pressure on ...

Posted: Jun 21, 2016
Balancing Student Wellness and Achievement to Make a Lifelong Learner
OneDublin.org (blog)
As said by Vicki Abeles, director of Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, students “race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, and more AP courses than their classmates” and are “irreparably damaging their mental and ...

Posted: Jun 21, 2016
Campaign Asia-Pacific

Why 2016 will be a breakthrough year for APAC at Cannes
Campaign Asia-Pacific
For agencies to continue delivering outstanding work, overall proportion of budgets will need to shift to APAC on a per capita basis, rather than just absolute. I also still see a tendency for clients in APAC to race to nowhere with a “cheaper ...

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