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Posted: Oct 31, 2014
Politicians do not belong in classrooms
Milton Daily Standard
Meantime, as alleged by recent airings of a group entitled “Race to Nowhere,” public school educated students are entering colleges across the nation only to be channeled into remedial classes in order to meet the standards of everyday freshman English ...

Posted: Oct 30, 2014
The Race to Nowhere Starts in Early Childhood, Check This out Before Halloween
Huffington Post
You still have time to watch a movie rated "must-see" by the New York Times. Race to Nowhere will be available on national public television through Halloween night. If you want to scare yourself, check it out. While the 2009 documentary highlights the ...

Posted: Oct 24, 2014
The Daily Telegraph (blog)

Life of Riley scam must be reined in
The Daily Telegraph (blog)
FOOLISH RACE TO NOWHERE. ATHLETES have been known to put their lives at risk in the pursuit of sporting glory. Pushing your body beyond the limits in search of Olympic gold, or hurtling at dangerous speeds for that Grand Prix victory. Then there's ...

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Posted: Oct 23, 2014
Class Dismissed: New Indie Documentary On Home Education Receiving ...
Huffington Post
Also at that time, there were a couple of documentaries about education that were making the rounds, Waiting for Superman, and Race to Nowhere, both of which I'd seen and both of which I'd been disappointed in for their failure to present alternatives ...

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Posted: Oct 23, 2014
Class Dismissed: New Indie Documentary On Home Education Receiving ...
Huffington Post
Also at that time, there were a couple of documentaries about education that were making the rounds, Waiting for Superman, and Race to Nowhere, both of which I'd seen and both of which I'd been disappointed in for their failure to present alternatives ...

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Posted: Oct 23, 2014
PhoneDog

Do you actually care about the specs anymore?
PhoneDog
It's never been a secret, or even a hushed whisper that this was always an arms race to nowhere. That, eventually, and probably sooner rather than later, all of the improvements for our smartphones would culminate in more evolutions, rather than ...

Posted: Oct 22, 2014
Perez: Prioritizing Sleep
The Dartmouth
In “The Race to Nowhere” (2009), Vicki Abeles calls attention to this issue and highlights the need for reform of the American educational system. The documentary chronicles the lives of high school students and delves into the “silent epidemic of ...

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Posted: Oct 22, 2014
Northern Highlands seeks more balanced life for students
NorthJersey.com
It showed on Oct. 8 when the Northern Highlands auditorium was packed with administrators, teachers, students and parents for a sold-out viewing of the educational documentary "Race to Nowhere," that features stories of students across the country who ...

Posted: Oct 21, 2014
Here & Near Ahwatukee: 'Race To Nowhere' screening Oct. 23
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Join the Cultural Wellness Center for the film screening of “Race to Nowhere.” This education documentary on school reform examines the one-size-fits-all achievement culture in American schools and documents its impact on students. The screening will ...

Posted: Oct 17, 2014
ChristianityToday.com

How Love Leads Us to Worry
ChristianityToday.com
Race to Nowhere is a 2009 documentary that highlights one cancerous effect of parental worry, specifically about their kids' chances at success in life. “Featuring the heartbreaking stories of students across the country who have been pushed to the ...

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