What We’re Watching: Paying Students to Get Better Grades

By Education Next 09/16/2010

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This video excerpt from the new movie Freakonomics looks at a program that rewards students with cash and prizes (including a ride home from school in a limo) for keeping their grades up.

In 2008, Ed Next published a study by Kirabo Jackson that looked at the impact of a Texas program that offered students cash rewards for higher AP test scores.

HT: Joanne Jacobs

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