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Repeat After Me: I Will Go To College

Youth Radio

Students are settling into the routine of fall semester, drilling spelling words and memorizing times tables. But at some schools, students are drilling another key idea: motivation.

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest; until my good is better and my better is best.” Mantras like these — or daily affirmations — are popular in elementary and middle schools, and can be pages long. Teachers say they reinforce core values, like working hard or going to college.

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