Watch out Psy and your "Gangnam Style," a new song is in town that will blow that Korean hit off the charts! Italian radio station, Radio Globo released the song "Il Pulcino Pio" in July and it has gone viral since its launch. The song produced by Bruno Benvenuti and Max Moroldo has already been translated into 20 language--and we're in love with its Spanish version, "El Pollito Pio" (The Little Chick Cheep).
The song became popular in Italy, with more than 80 million views! In Spanish, it's also been a hit, with more than 4 million views already. According to teinteresa.es, the song originated from Brazil in the 80's but did not become popular until Italy brought it to its prominence today.
Sounds crazy, right? But it's apparently true. At least according to a press release from the city of Chicago announcing that parents will receive $25 gift cards from Walgreens when they show up to pick up their kids' report cards and attend parent-teacher conferences. The pilot program, brainchild of Chicago Mayor Rham Emanuel, has been launched in 70 public schools and is being viewed as a way to motivate parents to stay involved in their kids' education. All the schools involved have had issues engaging parents and school officials hope this program will change things around.Continue Reading >