Race to Nowhere Screening in Manchester

Race to Nowhere is a critically acclaimed film about the pressures of US Schools

Do you feel like your kids are on a race through their childhood in school? The Manchester Memorial Elementary School 5th Grade Class will host a screening of the critically acclaimed 'Race to Nowhere', where a concerned mother turned filmmaker aims her camera at the culture of hollow achievement and pressure to perform that has invaded America’s schools. It is destroying our children’s love of learning and feeding an epidemic of unprepared, disengaged, and unhealthy students. This film focuses on the issues facing children in the school systems of America today, and leaves you thinking about what it really takes to produce a happy, motivated, creative human being.

Race to Nowhere Theatrical Trailer

All proceeds will go towards Manchester Memorial’s 5th grade Merrowvista Trip and this is 100% a fundraiser! There will be two screenings in the Manchester Essex Regional High School Auditorium, 5:30 or 7:30pm.  Tickets will be available at the door, but online registration is recommended to save your seat! 

This remarkable new film shines a light on the price our kids pay for this “race to nowhere.” Cheating is commonplace, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and ironically, young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.
Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills needed for the global economy, “Race to Nowhere” points to the silent epidemic running rampant in our schools.

Race to Nowhere Ignites Change

“Race to Nowhere” is a call to families, educators, experts and policy makers to examine current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens in the 21st century.

When: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Showings at 5:30 & 7:30
Prices: 
General Admission: $10 online
Door Price: $15
Phone: 
617.529.3513

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