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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Buttt It Makes Me Smile

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKsoXHYICqU&rel=1] I’ve been leaning towards Obama but not quite as passionately as the girl on YouTube.  Warning:this video will not increase your understanding of the issues butttt it will make you smile. Tip of the hat to Eric and to The Visible Hand.

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