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Posted: Apr 17, 2015
eNews Park Forest

Expert on Department of Education's Race to the Top Releases New Book
eNews Park Forest
... the book for principals who are in the trenches and don't always have the time they need to spend on teacher evaluations,” said Lavigne, who is an expert on teacher evaluation under the Race to the Top initiative, which she believes is “a race to ...

Posted: Apr 9, 2015
The Moscow Times

Russia's Space Race to Nowhere
The Moscow Times
The idea of building a cosmodrome in the Far East first arose in 1996 when the Russian government first became concerned that Russia's space program relied entirely on the Baikonur cosmodrome in what is now a different country. And when Russia began ...

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Posted: Apr 8, 2015
The Moscow Times

Russia's Space Race to Nowhere
The Moscow Times
The idea of building a cosmodrome in the Far East first arose in 1996 when the Russian government first became concerned that Russia's space program relied entirely on the Baikonur cosmodrome in what is now a different country. And when Russia began ...

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Posted: Apr 6, 2015
5K to remember lung cancer victim
New Castle News
During the past six months, race director Tracy Roe has felt like she's planning a race to nowhere. Roe is organizing the Kimberli Scrim-Hooks Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K run and walk April 25 in honor of her former friend and colleague, who died last ...

Posted: Apr 4, 2015
BurlingtonFreePress.com

Opinion: More than just elite colleges
BurlingtonFreePress.com
As a Middlebury College graduate and professional in the college admissions field for many years, I find consultants such as Michele Hernandez Bayliss are fueling the race to nowhere and serving an elite cohort of students who, even without the ...

Posted: Mar 30, 2015
Oh, the Places You'll Go: The Benefits of Taking a Gap Year Off Before College
CALIFORNIA
The documentary film Race to Nowhere, shown at thousands of schools in the U.S. and abroad, portrays high school as a rat race that trains students to perform, not to learn. When they get into college, it's more of the same. In his book Steal Like an ...

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Posted: Mar 28, 2015
Salon

We're educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against ...
Salon
Whipping up the anti-test fervor even more over the past four years have been thousands of screenings, at schools throughout the nation, of the 2009 documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture,” which features stories ...

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Posted: Mar 27, 2015
Albany Times Union (blog)

Crazy Busy – The term we all love to adopt … but probably should drop
Albany Times Union (blog)
The documentary Race to Nowhere shows how today's students are overscheduled and hyper-achieving. The social challenge that came out of the film is #banbusy. In early 2015, one of the major innovators tweeted out the hashtag as her mantra for the year.

Posted: Mar 27, 2015
redbankgreen

LINCROFT: LUNCH AT THE INN
redbankgreen
03.29 - Free Film: RACE TO NOWHERE The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County's Meeting House in Lincroft hosts a free screening of the documentary that 'calls us to challenge current thinking about how we prepare our children for ...

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Posted: Mar 27, 2015
Cricket World Cup: masters of hybrid game meet in final measure
The Australian
There's less inherently wrong with the format than with its sheer profusion, and the overarching sense of a non-stop race to nowhere. Because here, with something really to play for, and with the resources to bankroll benches and backrooms, it's proved ...

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