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Posted: Mar 22, 2017
Trumponomics Daily—Wednesday, March 22
Fortune
... wilt under the weight of his Twitter tirades and persistent questions about his team's Russia ties, the whole operation more nearly resembles bumper cars: Competing priorities and outright distractions clumsily jockeying for position in a race to ...

Posted: Mar 15, 2017
OC Weekly

Why Does It Have to Be Snakes? [Special Screenings, March 16-23]
OC Weekly
From the makers of Race to Nowhere, the 2009 documentary that called for reforming the U.S. education system, comes this follow-up demand for public schools that value personal growth over test scores, inquiry over mimicry and passion over rankings.

Posted: Mar 13, 2017
Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Raising Resilience screens 'Beyond Measure' this week
Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)
Join Raising Resilience for a screening of “Beyond Measure,” a new acclaimed documentary from the makers of “Race to Nowhere,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14 at Bainbridge Cinemas. By spotlighting success stories from across the country, the film shows ...

Posted: Mar 13, 2017
InMenlo

Parent Education Double Feature: a great movie + a conversation with all 4 school principals & the incoming ...
InMenlo
There will be a screening of Beyond Measure, the award-winning film from the makers of Race To Nowhere, followed by a panel discussion with the principals of all four Menlo Park schools — Oak Knoll, Encinal, Laurel and Hillview — moderated by ...

Posted: Mar 8, 2017
Pasadena Now

Sierra Madre Middle School Parent Summit Presents "Race to Nowhere"
Pasadena Now
Join Sierra Madre Middle School Parent Summit to view the critically acclaimed film “Race to Nowhere” on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Sierra Madre Middle School's Multipurpose Room. Start the conversation as to how every parent ...

Posted: Mar 1, 2017
Sun Sentinel

Get your kids upside down, backward and learning
Sun Sentinel
The Florida Senate's education committee Tuesday passed a bill that would mandate 20 minutes of daily recess in all public elementary schools. This was a first favorable vote for a measure that parents have been pushing for more than two years.

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 ...