npr.org – You’re a sixth-grader in New York City. Your principal gives you a choice: Get free tickets to a Columbia University football game, or participate in a music video in which your assistant principal is the lead singer. The 66 fifth- and sixth-graders who chose to sing, dance and act are glad they did: The video, featuring the song “Bored of Education,” amassed more than 15,000 views in the first weeks it was posted.

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