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Posted: Jun 28, 2016
Zip06

Clinton PTA Hosts Summer Book Read: Beyond Measure
Zip06
“Erica and I chose this book,” said Reu, “as it is the next conversation from author/mother Vicki Abeles, who created the film Race to Nowhere, which the PTA aired a few years back. Beyond Measure deals with the striking reality of the pressure on ...

Posted: Jun 21, 2016
Balancing Student Wellness and Achievement to Make a Lifelong Learner
OneDublin.org (blog)
As said by Vicki Abeles, director of Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, students “race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, and more AP courses than their classmates” and are “irreparably damaging their mental and ...

Posted: Jun 21, 2016
Campaign Asia-Pacific

Why 2016 will be a breakthrough year for APAC at Cannes
Campaign Asia-Pacific
For agencies to continue delivering outstanding work, overall proportion of budgets will need to shift to APAC on a per capita basis, rather than just absolute. I also still see a tendency for clients in APAC to race to nowhere with a “cheaper ...

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Posted: Jun 13, 2016
MyAJC (blog)

Emory student: 'A' is not the goal now but the standard
MyAJC (blog)
Sunidhi Ramesh is a rising junior at Emory University double majoring in neuroscience and sociology. In this piece, she discusses how grade driven students have become. She believes the outcome will be less creative professionals. By Sunidhi Ramesh.

Posted: May 24, 2016
Traditional Iloko, Abra textile wearing at BenCab Museum
Baguio Midland Courier
Meanwhile, Orley Ypon portrays crowds of Filipinos in their naked glory, half-smiling, half-smirking, in a seeming race to nowhere through his “Crusaders,” exhibited at the Gallery Indigo. The crusaders were knights called by the pope in medieval times ...

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Posted: May 24, 2016
Traditional Iloko, Abra textile wearing at BenCab Museum
Baguio Midland Courier
Meanwhile, Orley Ypon portrays crowds of Filipinos in their naked glory, half-smiling, half-smirking, in a seeming race to nowhere through his “Crusaders,” exhibited at the Gallery Indigo. The crusaders were knights called by the pope in medieval times ...

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Posted: May 24, 2016
OneDublin.org (blog)

Dublin School Board to Debate Homework and Grading Policy at Tonight's Board Meeting
OneDublin.org (blog)
DUBLIN, CA–Triggered by community concerns over student stress and wellness, and powerful documentaries including Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, the Dublin High School recently convened a Homework and Grading Committee consisting of ...

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Posted: May 23, 2016
Inquirer.net

'Crusaders' and Cordillera textiles on exhibit at BenCab Museum
Inquirer.net
Known for his hyper-realistic painting style, Orley Ypon portrays crowds of Filipinos in their naked glory, half-smiling, half-smirking, in a seeming race to nowhere. In many of the works, the playful, cavorting bodies are seen rising from the sea—the ...

Posted: May 20, 2016
Barnstable Patriot

Figawi to set sail Memorial Day weekend
Barnstable Patriot
Most yacht racing is on courses, conducted around set buoys—a race to nowhere. This time you actually pack a sea bag and depart for a distant shore; a timelessly enchanting notion. And today? If you go down to Baxter's, over in a quiet corner, you can ...

Posted: May 15, 2016
Illustration by João Fazenda
Boston magazine
They invoke documentaries such as 2010's Race to Nowhere, which sparked a national conversation about the pressure kids feel to achieve academically. They point to books like The Case Against Homework, by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish—a great ...