Paying for good grades

Nov. 3, 2008
More public schools are using cash to motivate student achievement
Desperate for ways to ratchet up test scores and close the achievement gap separating white and minority students, school officials from Tucson to Boston are paying kids who put up good numbers. The efforts vary widely in scope and objective. But nearly all trigger passionate arguments about the wisdom of monetizing academic achievement.To read The Washignton Post article, click here.

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