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Posted: Jan 30, 2015
Weekend Roundup: Exciting Things to Do This Weekend; Check 'em Out and ...
High Country Press
Artist Reception: Appalachian Social Justice Educators and the Watauga Branch of the NAACP will screen the award-winning documentary, “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture,” on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 7-9 p.m. in room 114 ...

Posted: Jan 28, 2015
1) February Programs at Elk Knob State Park
High Country Press
Appalachian Social Justice Educators and the Watauga Branch of the NAACP will screen the award-winning documentary, “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture,” on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 7-9 p.m. in room 114 of Belk Library ...

Posted: Jan 23, 2015
Op-Ed: It is time to restore the innocence of childhood
The CT Mirror
Alas, this “race to nowhere” is littered with vain academic pursuits, anxious students, and child athletes pressed to unnaturally accelerate their development in unhealthy, harmful competitive environments. Over the past decade, schools have ...

Posted: Jan 23, 2015
Op-Ed: It is time to restore the innocence of childhood
The CT Mirror
Alas, this “race to nowhere” is littered with vain academic pursuits, anxious students, and child athletes pressed to unnaturally accelerate their development in unhealthy, harmful competitive environments. Over the past decade, schools have ...

Posted: Jan 21, 2015
Napa Valley Register (blog)

Wednesday's first look: Big changes ahead
Napa Valley Register (blog)
"Race to Nowhere" is a film containing stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's ...

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Posted: Jan 21, 2015
Napa Valley Register

Wednesday's first look: Big changes ahead
Napa Valley Register
How mild is the weather this January? A bird of paradise flower blooms in a yard on B Street. You don't see this happening in Minnesota or Massachusetts. According to the National Weather Service, conditions become even warmer and sunnier this weekend ...

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Posted: Jan 20, 2015
One-Night Stands
East Bay Express
Parkway Classics (The New Parkway, Oakland, 9:30). Race to Nowhere (85 min., 2010). Post-film discussion and panel on alternative education (Berkeley Rose School, 7:00). Friday, January 23. This is Spinal Tap (82 min., 1984). Reel Rock (Parkway, 10:30).

Posted: Jan 15, 2015
San Ramon: Teen Council becomes highly-coveted city panel
Paradise Post
SAN RAMON -- For Caroline Lee, it was watching a documentary that captured hidden perils of the overtaxing, stressful culture of student achievement in the United States that opened her eyes. The movie, "Race to Nowhere," put a sorely-needed spotlight ...

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Posted: Jan 15, 2015
San Ramon: Teen Council becomes highly-coveted city panel
Contra Costa Times
SAN RAMON -- For Caroline Lee, it was watching a documentary that captured hidden perils of the overtaxing, stressful culture of student achievement in the United States that opened her eyes. The movie, "Race to Nowhere," put a sorely-needed spotlight ...

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Posted: Jan 11, 2015
We're On a Cruise to Nowhere
SitNews
Finally, I would like to suggest a “Nowhere” cruise. Everyone seems to have about something to Nowhere. A Road to Nowhere. A Race to Nowhere. A Pipeline to Nowhere. And, drum roll please, a Bridge to Nowhere. Well, and this will come as no surprise, ...