Race to Nowhere Blog

  • Posted: Mar 10, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    Check out the latest clip and share your reactions and hopes for change here.  Support the movement by linking to the clip in your email signature, sharing it on Facebook and forwarding it to local press, policy makers and to your family, friends and schools.  If you are moved, consider a...
  • Posted: Mar 8, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
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  • Posted: Mar 7, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    Don't miss the coverage of Race to Nowhere tomorrow (March 8) on NBC Nightly News with Kate Snow.  6:30 ET and 5:30 PT.  Check your local listing for the time in your area.  
  • Posted: Mar 1, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    After watching the film and interviewing Vicki, Katie Couric found the topic so relevant that she wants to hold a screening at her daughter's school and invited Vicki to speak. We'll keep you posted...
  • Posted: Mar 1, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    Katie Couric covers Race To Nowhere. Great to have her support in raising awareness about one of the most pressing issues of our time. Together we can take back childhood and education.
  • Posted: Feb 26, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    While I am awed by and filled with gratitude for the support that Race to Nowhere continues to receive through our screening campaign, it’s the positive changes that people are making as a result of having seen the film that make me want to shout from the rooftop. Last October we screened Race to No...
  • Posted: Feb 25, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    As the producer and director of “Race to Nowhere,” I get daily Google updates listing when and where the film has been mentioned on the web. Yesterday, I was alerted to David Petrie’s extraordinary essay, “Sometimes Depression is a Terminal Illness: Talking to a Teenager About Suicide”.  Rarely...
  • Posted: Feb 24, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    When more than 100 high school students from Stoughton, Wisconsin, marched en masse out of their classrooms on February 14, they did more than show their support for their protesting teachers  – they took a brave step toward reclaiming their right to a more purposeful education. Wisconsin gover...
  • Posted: Feb 22, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    As RTN moves on in its campaign for change, the film continues to break down barriers. Once the film has been viewed, audiences are transformed, revved up and ready to confront the complex questions raised and buoyed by the sense that through strong coalitions, anything is possible. We recently scre...
  • Posted: Feb 10, 2011
    Vicki Abeles
    Dear Friends, Race To Nowhere rolls on in February with some very exciting news. We just launched the social action website www.EndTheRaceToNowhere.com. Created in response to the overwhelming demand for an online community that supports the movement to transform education and safeguard the he...
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