- College Board is currently conducting a campaign via Twitter to motivate voters using data from a survey they conducted in swing states.
- According to their results, 67% of respondents said that education would be extremely important on a personal level this fall, and 77% believe that education can positively impact "America’s ability to compete successfully in the global economy."
- Their data also shows that 70 out of every 100 9th graders will graduate from high school and 21 of them will go on to get a bachelor's degree.
From the article:
Don’t Forget Ed is a campaign sponsored by College Board, aimed at inserting education as a key issue in the upcoming presidential election. Their survey of voters in swing states this spring unveiled some surprising statistics regarding education. They found that these voters are very concerned about the current state of education and believe that it’s a crucial component to a successful economy. The increasing cost was cited as another important issue. The #DontForgetEd campaign is using social media to spread the word among young voters so be sure to check them out on Twitter. ...