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Title Race to nowhere [videorecording] / Reel Link Films presents ; a film by Vicki Abeles ; directed by Vicki Abeles & Jessica Congdon.
Imprint Lafayette, CA : Reel Link Films, 2011.
Edition Widescreen.
Book Jacket
 IRC Collection  Box LB1062.6 .R234 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # Box LB1062.6 .R234 2011
Phys. Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 facilitation guide (246 p. ; 28 cm.) + 1 facilitation guide CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
System Det DVD ; NTSC, all regions ; Dolby Digital.
Note In English with optional English SDH, Spanish or Mandarin subtitles ; Closed-captioned in English.
Credits Edited by Jessica Congdon; cinematography by Maimone Attia and Sophie Constantinou ; music by Mark Adler.
Note Special features: Introduction by Vicki Abeles ; Stanford panel discussion ; No time out: performance pressure in sports ; How did we get here? ; The failure of Tryumph: how a district lost a character-building program ; Feeling the beat and beating the system : SAT prep ; Dr. Deborah Stipek on testing, motivation and reform ; Dr. Wendy Mogel: The key is moderation ; Advanced pressure: the problem with advanced placement ; Dr. David Elkind: the hurried generation ; Kerry: a parent challenges accepted homework practices and policies.
Includes limited public performance rights. License agreement on file in library.
Summary Race to Nowhere is an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture and education system. An eye-opening call to action, the film challenges our deepest-held assumptions about how we can best prepare young people for the future.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Subject Education -- United States.
Academic achievement.
Alt Author Abeles, Vicki, Producer, Director.
Congdon, Jessica, 1972- Director, Film editor.
Attia, Maimone. cng
Constantinou, Sophia. cng
Adler, Mark, Composer.
Reel Link Films.
Note Title on CD-ROM and Guide: End the race
ISBN 9780615443287
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