Race to Nowhere

Are we pushing our children too hard to excel in school so they can get into the best colleges?  How is this pressure to excel affecting our kids?  A new documentary titled Race to Nowhere explores the impact of an achievement culture on American children.  Definitely looks like a movie worth watching and discussing.

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About joelnewton

I am a husband to Hillary, a father to Anna and Norah

Posted on December 9, 2010, in Family Strategies and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Evan VanDerwerker

    Hey, PW. I recently stumbled upon this movement and video.
    I had a completely different experience in high school, and I
    thought that my peers felt the same way. I recently tackled the
    issue in a post of mine
    (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uem73imvn9Y) which may be of some
    interest to you. I focused on the issue of cheating, and the drive
    behind it. Keep up the good work! Evan VanDerwerker
    http://eyeoneducation.wordpress.com/

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