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Paying Students for Good Grades

Should You Pay for an 'A'? Part 3: The Experts Weigh In

Beth Kobliner | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
Beth Kobliner

Does it work to coax kids into getting good grades by offering them cash incentives? Specifically, would more kids get top grades if you offered cash incentives for an A?

Should You Pay for an "A? Parents Weigh in -- Part 2

Beth Kobliner | Posted 12.03.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Money, for sure, is a great motivator. The topic of paying kids for good grades, however, is controversial. Some parents say it's akin to bribery. Others insist it's similar to handing out annual bonuses for a job well done; it's just an additional incentive to motivate you to work hard.

Dollars for Grades: A Feasible Solution to Our Broken Public School System?

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

If we don't embrace creative and progressive thought in improving our school systems, we're going to fail all of our children.