Vicki Abeles' award-winning 2010 documentary "Race to Nowhere" brought the issue of overstressed students to thousands of schools across the country, triggering a debate on education in the US. Abeles returns with a movie and book on possible solutions: "Beyond Measure". This talk will be a source of inspiration and action for parents, educators and anyone concerned with how we are educating our students.
Filmmaker, author, parent, ex-Wall Street attorney and change agent. Abeles directed the award-winning documentary, Race to Nowhere, and brought the film to millions of viewers around the globe using a cutting-edge community distribution model. Her second film, Beyond Measure, a follow-up to Race to Nowhere, about the groundbreaking leaders transforming schools for the better, premiered in 2015.
From the director of Race to Nowhere, the popular 2010 documentary on our education system that has become a long-running grassroots phenomenon, and a new film, Beyond Measure, comes a groundbreaking book for parents, students, and educators on how to revolutionize learning, prioritize children’s health, and re-envision success for a lifetime.Find out more