The Tucson Waldorf School is pleased to present “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” This 2010 documentary, seeks to challenge current thinking about how we prepare our children for success.
Named by TakePart.com as one of “10 Education Documentaries You Don’t Want to Miss,” Race to Nowhere brings communities together to spark dialogue and galvanize change in America’s schools.
FILM SYNOPSIS: Featuring the heartbreaking stories of students across the country who have been pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing, and the relentless pressure to achieve, “Race to Nowhere” points to a silent epidemic in our schools. Through the testimony of educators, parents, and education experts, it reveals an education system in which cheating has become commonplace; students have become disengaged; stress-related illness, depression, and burnout are rampant; and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.
- LOCATION: Tucson Waldorf School, River Bend Campus, 3605 E. River Rd., Tucson
- DATE: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
- TIME: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
- COST: Free
- NOTES: Please RSVP to 520-325-5514 or TreasuringChildhood@TucsonWaldorf.org.