N.Y. Schools to Offer Cash for Good Grades New York City schools plan to offer dutiful seventh graders up to $500 a year in incentives for attendance and good grades. In an op-ed that appeared in Sunday's New York Times, a psychology professor argues that the logic behind this new plan is based on flawed assumptions.
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N.Y. Schools to Offer Cash for Good Grades

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New York City schools plan to offer dutiful seventh graders up to $500 a year in incentives for attendance and good grades. In an op-ed that appeared in Sunday's New York Times, a psychology professor argues that the logic behind this new plan is based on flawed assumptions.

Barry Schwartz, professor of social theory and social action, Swarthmore College; author, The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less