Race to Nowhere (2009)
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A concerned mother turned filmmaker aims her camera at the culture of hollow achievement and pressure to perform that has invaded America's schools. It is destroying our children's love of learning and feeding an epidemic of unprepared, disengaged, and unhealthy students. This remarkable new film shines a light on the price our kids pay for this "race to nowhere." Cheating is commonplace, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and ironically, young people arrive at college
Sep 10, 2010 Limited
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Like the makers of the excellent high-school-based MTV reality series, "If You Really Knew Me," Ms. Abeles believes that benevolent intervention is an adult's most powerful tool.
A dire warning and solid piece of advocacy journalism, complete with an action checklist at film's end.
Abeles sheds little new light on why few parents, teachers, politicians or administrators seem willing to get off the bus.
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