07/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sen. Romer's Read To Achieve Bill Would Pay Children To Read In School

DENVER - An experiment that pays children to read could be on its way to Colorado after a Senate vote Thursday.

Senate Bill 210 would spend up to $1 million from the Read to Achieve program to offer payments to young children to read books. It's based on a Harvard study that showed second-graders dramatically improved their performance on tests after getting paid $2 for every book they read.

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