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Posted: Oct 16, 2018
Lamorindaweekly

New vision of education explored in film, 'Beyond Measure'
Lamorindaweekly
The Saklan School will host a screening of Vicki Abel's latest film, "Beyond Measure," on Oct. 18 at the Lafayette Veterans Hall. Abel's earlier film, "Race to Nowhere," chronicled the problems with the U.S. educational system that is often transfixed ...

Posted: Oct 8, 2018
WEMU

Civic Matters: 'Voting Is Sexy' Videos, Ballot Initiative Forums, And More
WEMU
On Thursday, Oct. 11, our nation's educational system is the focus of a panel discussion and free screening of the documentary "Race to Nowhere: Transforming Education from the Ground Up." The event starts at 6 p.m. at the downtown Ann Arbor library ...

Posted: Oct 2, 2018
Bullying Prevention Month in Moraga
Lamorindaweekly
Mayor Dave Trotter issued a proclamation at the Sept. 26 Moraga Town Council meeting declaring October as Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying comes in many forms, including physical, verbal, sexual and emotional. Research has shown that it affects ...

Posted: Oct 2, 2018
Bullying Prevention Month in Moraga
Lamorindaweekly
Mayor Dave Trotter issued a proclamation at the Sept. 26 Moraga Town Council meeting declaring October as Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying comes in many forms, including physical, verbal, sexual and emotional. Research has shown that it affects ...

Posted: Oct 2, 2018
WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Fall fun at Ann Arbor District Library in October
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Watch Race to Nowhere and listen to stories of students who have been pushed and pushed to succeed. It chronicles how pressure has lead to an increase in cheating, stress-induced illnesses, and an epidemic of unmotivated young students. A panel will ...

Posted: Sep 23, 2018
The Providence Journal

Veterans Journal: Rhode Island's fallen Vietnam War pilot coming home for burial honors
The Providence Journal
Zero K? A race to nowhere? Precisely. Finally, for all of us who talk a good race but never actually run a good race, this one is for us, along with a chance to help Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, who will use the proceeds to help homeless and at ...

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Posted: Sep 21, 2018
Universe.byu.edu

UVU's first female president shows 'dreams are free'
Universe.byu.edu
Astrid S. Tuminez coined a phrase while speaking to maids in Singapore: “Dreams are free.” She said there are thousands of women, many of them from her native country of the Philippines, who have left their homes and their children to work as maids.

Posted: Sep 20, 2018
Los Angeles Times

Later school start times will help students get needed sleep. But they aren't enough
Los Angeles Times
... we should ensure they get it. Vicki Abeles is an attorney and the author of “Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation.” She is also the director of two documentaries, “Race to Nowhere” and “Beyond Measure.” ...

Posted: Sep 11, 2018
AlphaWeek

Magnelibra's Blue Dragon Program
AlphaWeek
The 'I've got to be first' mentality is one I view as a race to nowhere. People ask me 'how do you do things' and I say 'well you only have three decisions – buy, sell or do nothing – I don't complicate it any more than that. That approach is one I've ...