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Posted: Feb 13, 2017
Sun Sentinel

Kids who care: Goodness from within
Sun Sentinel
The pressure to give children the best, the “race to nowhere,” often creates that sense of entitlement or a sense that an on-demand life is “normal.” Young children live in a Me-Mine-Now world, according to “The Entitlement-Free Child,” but that doesn ...

Posted: Feb 13, 2017
New Jersey Stage

RVCC To Hold Free Screening of "Race to Nowhere" Documentary
New Jersey Stage
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The public is invited to a free film screening of the award-winning documentary, Race to Nowhere, Wednesday, March 1, from 6:00pm-9:00 p.m., at Raritan Valley Community College. The provocative documentary highlights the ...

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Posted: Feb 4, 2017
Le Monde

Aux Etats-Unis, profil parfait exigé à l'entrée à l'université
Le Monde
Dans son documentaire Race to Nowhere (2009), sélectionné dans divers festivals, la réalisatrice Vicki Abeles a interrogé des dizaines de lycéens américains exténués, brisés par les efforts qu'ils devaient fournir pour réussir leurs candidatures ...

Posted: Feb 3, 2017
RCR Wireless News

Are autonomous cars on a race to nowhere?
RCR Wireless News
Autonomous cars on the roads today are no better than human drivers, according to Professor Gerhard Fettweis, the Vodafone chair at the Technical University of Dresden. A veteran of several successful wireless startups, Fettweis is currently ...

Posted: Jan 16, 2017
Cadtle Hills News

Kids urged to study less, sleep more
Cadtle Hills News
Across the nation, parents, teachers and kids may be ready to embrace the idea that kids can take many paths to success - if the popularity of the US education documentary Race to Nowhere is any indication. "There's a perception that there is a magical ...

Posted: Jan 11, 2017
RCR Wireless News

How will 5G impact the Internet of Things?
RCR Wireless News
It's a unifying fabric that will connect billions of devices in some of the fastest, most reliable and most efficient ways possible. The impact will be revolutionary, reshaping industries and transforming our world. This new world requires not only ...

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Posted: Jan 2, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle

Stress is making our children ill; here is what we can do about it
San Francisco Chronicle
He wrote this commentary with Vicki Abeles, the producer/director of the film “Race to Nowhere” and author of “Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheuled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation” (Simon & Schuster, 2015), and Tarun Galagali, an alumnus ...

Posted: Dec 22, 2016
TheWrap

How Damien Chazelle Pulled Off the Big, Bold Musical 'La La Land'
TheWrap
Over the last couple of decades, Hollywood has viewed the musical as something to be solved. Today's audiences, the reasoning goes, can't handle characters suddenly breaking into song–there has to be a reason, a cinematic excuse for them to do so.

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Posted: Dec 19, 2016
OnMilwaukee.com

Everyone loses in the "Race to Nowhere"
OnMilwaukee.com
And while you may go into "Race to Nowhere" skeptical that homework, sports, music lessons, clubs, community service and all the other things that colleges look for in applicants are stressing out our kids, you might emerge from the darkness an hour ...

Posted: Dec 16, 2016
HotNews

Dincolo de pareri: Ce spune stiinta legat de utilitatea temei de casa?
HotNews
Documentare ca si “Race to Nowhere” sau “Where do we invade next?” determina publicul larg sa se intrebe daca temele de casa isi au vreo utilitate. La fel o fac si carti precum “The homework myth: Why our kids get too much of a bad thing” (Kohn) sau ...