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Education Nation (“Race to Nowhere”) #993195

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Kate Snow) The documentary film “Race to Nowhere” that reveals that kids often feel overwhelmed by the pressure to excel reviewed; film clips shown. [Anzano‡ KIDS – comment on their schedules.] [Mom Terry ANZANO‡- reacts to the film.] [Filmmaker Vickie ABELES††- says homework and extracurriculars were taking over her family life.] [Parent Adeyemi STEMBRIDGE†- says it’s a call to open our eyes.] [Student Brittany KETCHUP††- says there’s more to learning than doing the homework.] [Ridgewood High School vice principal Jeffrey NYHUIS†- says it’s a community-based issue.]

Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate

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