The Chilean students have used unusual measures to attract attention toward their demands for a reformed education system. The students danced Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance to represent the dead education system. The students hosted a Besaton or a Kiss-a-Thon for 1,800 seconds and ran for 1,800 hours to represent the $1,800 million it would cost for the government annually to finance higher education for 300,000 students.
Interested in how the education movement began in Chile? Here is more about the beginnings of the movement and one of the original leaders, Camila Vallejo.
Posted by Katie Steefel