This week Duncanville High School student Jeff Bliss had a video go viral. This is not your average viral video though as we may have all just witnessed the beginning of a big change in how students are viewing school and where we are and why we are where we are educationally in the US.
We really can’t say it any better than Jeff did so here is the most pertinent quote from his rant.
You want kids to come into your class, you want them to get excited for this? You gotta come in here, you gotta make them excited. You want a kid to change and start doing better? You gotta touch his frickin’ heart.
Now young Mr. Bliss may not have said it in the so called right way, but the fact of the matter is if he had, there would be no viral video and no discussion going on about our education system and how we teach our children. Below we have posted the interview James gave and it includes some of the rant as well. There are a lot of people saying he handled it the wrong way, but those people are completely wrong kids have been trying to handle this the right way for a long time and it has gotten them nowhere. Had he made a request to the principal does anyone really think we would be discussing this all over the country?
Lets hope that Jeff keeps his self together because you can see a really bright future for this kid.
And no, by the way, he does not need to conform to your standards. We think he derives all his power from that beautiful mane of hair, much like Hercules.