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Watch: Teacher rap video at Jennings High School in Missouri gets students pumped for standardized tests


Standardized tests are getting tougher, and it’s getting increasingly harder to motivate students to put forth the time and effort needed to prepare for success on those exams, the Huffington Post reports. Teachers at Jennings High School in St. Louis, Mo. have taken to a new approach to get kids on board: by filming a rap video to Ace Hood’s “Hustle Hard.”

About a dozen teachers came together to film the video with teachers singing, “hustle, hustle, hustle, hard. Study, study, study, hard.” And when the video made its debut at an assembly earlier this month, the high school’s 900 students cheered so loudly it was like they “were at a concert or something,” teacher Tom Spivey told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch…

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