She stood up for a just cause and encouraged nearly 15,000 students to follow her. How? Social media. Texts, MySpace and of course, a Facebook event invite.
For an admirable reason actually. Education. Governor Chris Christie announced that he would be cutting $820 million in educational funding for next year.
Most kids, the typical lazy or un-interested student couldn’t care less. Lauto found a way to inspire them.
Kudos to Michelle Ryan Lauto. So long as the activities stay peaceful and well-organized, we’re better off speaking up for our beliefs.
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