Money: Kids get it, Adults don’t—Brooklyn Experiments with the School System

Should kids earn money for testing well? 23 schools in Brooklyn hand out monetary rewards in exchange for high scores in math and reading. Mayor Bloomberg set up what he calls an ‘anti-poverty initiative’ with money raised from private sources such as the Rockefeller Foundation.   The Sparks Program aims to motivate students with cash rewards to do well on

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I'm Thinking Spring

The Thinker Doubles his Efforts San Francisco may have Rodin but we have Gail Crosby. One of my favorite local artists has added a thoughtful new touch to a favorite Salmon Creek icon. The Head was originally created by Fenwick but Gail has kept him adorned in various items over the years (See Humboldt Homestead). I love his thoughtful new

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