Should students be paid for good grades?

04/11/2011 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Students in North Carolina would be paid $1,000 each year to earn good grades, go to school and behave under legislation proposed in the state Senate. One of the lawmakers who introduced the bill also is considering whether the money should go to parents. Supporters say the cash could motivate students to succeed, but research shows results can be mixed.

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