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Race to Nowhere Movie

It's Not a Race: A Letter to My Daughter Before College

Vicki Abeles | Posted 09.07.2014 | Education
Vicki Abeles

I'm proud of how bravely you've survived the one-size-fits-all pressure cooker that American high school has become. But now that you're preparing to go away to college, I only hope your university experience won't be more of the same.

Reconsidering Homework

Vicki Abeles | Posted 08.19.2012 | Education
Vicki Abeles

Homework -- how much, for whom, and to what end -- has long been a focus of discussion and concern among parents, teachers and PTA associations across the country.

'Race to Nowhere:' It's no 'Waiting for 'Superman', ' but it's Honest

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

"Race to Nowhere" is a film about how schools and parental pressure are affecting students' mental and emotional wellbeing -- that we are killing our kids, figuratively and sometimes literally.