Tonight, May 21st, the SVSD PTSA Council is hosting a screening of the education documentary film, The Race To Nowhere. The showing is free thanks to the support of many SVSD schools’ local PTSA units. The council says it is hosting the film as a service to the community, as many parents have expressed interest in seeing the movie. PTSA council member, Lori Hollasch says, “There is good food for thought in the film — and the take-away message will be personal and different for every individual.”
The Race to Nowhere showing happens at tonight, May 21st, at 6:30PM in the Mount Si High School Auditorium. Click here for free tickets.
About the film:
“Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren’t developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what’s best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: 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.” Read more.