“New Viral Video to Urge for National Leadership on Education Reform”

New from ED in ’08:

That video has some compelling info in it, but I would suggest:

1) Making it half as long, and chopping the first 20 seconds.
2) I’m not sure we win this argument with statistics. What about appealing to our values–children having it better than their parents, etc. And maybe some more faces.
3) What do they want me to do? They need to make the ask. I don’t know about the petition if I’m not viewing the video on their site.

What do you think? 

Unfortunately, it’s the audience that decides if it’s viral. But we can help this along. Sign the petition and pass it on. The only reason candidates aren’t answering questions about this the sorry state of U.S. education is because we’re not asking them loudly enough.