"High grades, high test scores and admission to one of the nation’s elite colleges have long been embraced as symbols of excellence and, by extension, successful parenting," recounts The New York Times. "Abeles suggests that pursuit of this narrow form of success is actually harming children and families, and distorting our educational institutions. (Beyond Measure) is bound to be controversial, particularly to the education establishment — university presidents, the testing industry and the policy makers who support them."
The 411: Beyond Measure screens at Edna Maguire Elementary School, 80 Lomita Drive, on March 28 at 7pm. More info and buy tickets.