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The Race to Nowhere

How Children Succeed: An Interview with Paul Tough

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Judy Bolton-Fasman

I wonder if our adult kids' pervasive fear of failure hasn't returned them to their childhood bedrooms, dissatisfied and unemployed. Yes, it's a tough economy out there, but have we made them afraid to take chances, to bypass meaningful engagement and social justice opportunities?

'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.