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Posted: Nov 29, 2017
Burlington County Times

Springfield school hosting challenging education film
Burlington County Times
“School communities and organizations from around the nation will gather virtually ... for a special live-streamed national​ ​event​ hosted by the makers of the documentaries 'Race to Nowhere' and 'Beyond Measure,' ” a statement from the filmmakers ...

Posted: Nov 29, 2017
Quartz

Our idea of work is completely wrong
Quartz
If you have a fluid definition of work and leisure, then much of the time you can turn whatever the job is into play by gamifying it. If you practice a kind of presence about being where you are rather than waiting to get out of a task in the near ...

Posted: Nov 17, 2017
Had it with homework
Alameda Sun
I saw a very powerful film Sunday afternoon in a local church titled Race to Nowhere. It shows how the American educational system is producing a generation of kids who are overscheduled, over- tested and underestimated. One of the issues it touched on ...

Posted: Nov 14, 2017
Taylor High School “Race to Nowhere” Presentation
www.katymagazine.com (press release) (blog)
Race to Nowhere is a call to action for families, educators and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America. Join the conversation following the documentary on how this impacts our students. For more ...

Posted: Nov 13, 2017
HuffPost

This November 30, Let's Have a National Conversation about the Future of Learning
HuffPost
School change happens when communities unite and share ideas. This November 30, a national live-streamed conversation will explore how we can change our schools, led by educators on the cutting edge of school innovation. When I made my first film, Race ...

Posted: Nov 6, 2017
Risk.net

Giancarlo: crypto-currency futures do not need new rules
Risk.net
Unless a regulator can put someone in everyone's living room… it would be a race to nowhere. If you're part of the legacy financial industry, some portions of it will be negatively affected.” Giancarlo agrees regulators need to keep up with crypto ...

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Posted: Nov 4, 2017
Deutsch '91 hopes to promote student wellness on school board
The Daily Princetonian
In 2010, Deutsch created the social media group Princeton Balance after attending a screening of Abeles and Congdon's Race to Nowhere. Through Princeton Balance, Deutsch shares articles, ideas, and information that relate to and promote student ...

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Posted: Nov 4, 2017
The Hindu

The race for more, more, more
The Hindu
Realisation of true contentment lies in the fact that it all resides within the small pleasures and joys of life, like a deep slumber, being able to read your favourite novel as you sip a hot cup of coffee, a random dance as you listen to your ...

Posted: Nov 2, 2017
Patch.com

Letter In Support Of Joyce Mehta For South Brunswick BOE
Patch.com
I then learned about her active involvement in the school district's homework committee and facilitating a showing of "Race to Nowhere" leading to a collaborative partnership between and Board of Education members at South Brunswick. She has been an ...

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