Cash for Achievement: Thinkers Weigh In
Man, oh, man. Things are slow in the heat of August. Tomorrow I will have stuff for you about the national results of the ACT. But not today. (Sorry, an embargo is an embargo.) So instead I refer you to one of the few tidbits floating around that might be of interest.
Over at the National Journal's education blog, some smart people recently wrapped up a debate about whether it's a good idea to use cash or other material things to induce students to step up their schoolwork.