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Posted: Feb 20, 2015
Apodaca: Pressure means that teaching to the test won't last
Daily Pilot
As one friend very aptly put it, "I think we all wish everyone would stop so that we could stop and not worry that our child won't be the one without the advantage ... the vicious cycle, the race to nowhere." I also often run my column topics by my ...

Posted: Feb 20, 2015
3 Good Reasons Groupon Could Make You Green
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Holding Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) shares has been frustrating for investors in the last year. The stock has essentially run a race to nowhere in the last 12 months. Though the company was originally blasted as a deals site that could be easily copied ...

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Posted: Feb 18, 2015
Huffington Post

Benched: Why We All Lose When Kids With Disabilities Are Shut Out of Sports
Huffington Post
Find ways to be more inclusive and consider working with the families of children with disabilities to provide more appropriate access. And coaches, I respectfully echo what John O'Sullivan wrote in a recent piece titled The Race to Nowhere in Youth ...

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Posted: Feb 15, 2015
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Editorial counterpoint: Race to Internet gambling is a race to nowhere
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Feb. 8 editorial (“Discuss lottery practices, proceeds”) left some questions unanswered when endorsing the Minnesota Lottery's expansion into Internet gaming without legislative approval. Federal law requires it and the lottery does not have it ...

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Posted: Feb 13, 2015
Upcoming Western Montana events
KPAX-TV
VICTOR - A free screening of Race To Nowhere will be held on Feb. 23 at the Victor Performance Arts Center. MISSOULA - Valley Christian High School will be hosting a "Daddy-O's Diner" themed dessert show on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. The event will ...

Posted: Feb 13, 2015
The Missoulian

Out and About, This week in arts and entertainment
The Missoulian
Last Best Printfest opening reception and silk-screening night, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Come in with a blank shirt, tote bag, or scarf and leave with one of the house designs printed anywhere of your choosing ...

Posted: Feb 12, 2015
One-Two-Three-Four, Who Declares a Currency War?
MarketMinder
As you might guess, it's a race to nowhere. Exchange rates move in pairs, and a currency is only “weak” or “strong” relative to another currency. All you'd really get in a competitive devaluation is currencies leapfrogging each other. No one wins. They ...

Posted: Feb 12, 2015
One-Two-Three-Four, Who Declares a Currency War?
MarketMinder
As you might guess, it's a race to nowhere. Exchange rates move in pairs, and a currency is only “weak” or “strong” relative to another currency. All you'd really get in a competitive devaluation is currencies leapfrogging each other. No one wins. They ...

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Posted: Feb 12, 2015
Bloomberg

Colleges Use 'Bag of Tricks' to Juice Application Numbers
Bloomberg
“It's an arms race to nowhere.” Over the last month, schools including Colby College in Maine and Swarthmore and Franklin & Marshall in Pennsylvania have seen one-year jumps in their application numbers of as much as 50 percent, a swing that would ...

Posted: Feb 12, 2015
Student stress and anxiety discussed in documentary 'Race to Nowhere'
Montana Kaimin
Between managing packed class schedules, massive workloads and juggling extracurriculars, stress is something University of Montana students face on a daily basis — but can the pressure be harmful? The 2010 documentary "A Race to Nowhere: The Dark ...