Will cash rewards help students in England improve?

Stephen Gorard, professor of education at Birmingham University, is recommending that schools in England work to improve students' grades by offering them cash in exchange for good work -- a practice already in place in thousands of schools in Britain. Gorard's proposal calls for establishing funds of £130 a year for poor students and removing funds for failing to meet certain standards.

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