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Cincinnati High School Paying Students To Come To School

http://cleveland.cbslocal.com

A Cincinnati high school is paying its students to come to school.

The Dohn Community High School has launched a $40,000 incentive program to get students to come to class.

The school’s CEO Ken Furrier told CBS Cleveland that students will get Visa gift cards for showing up every day for school, being on time for class and not getting into trouble. Seniors would get $25 while underclassmen would get $10.

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Created by mrtruth 2 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 9 weeks ago
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Unintended Consequences

James D. 2 years 9 weeks 2 days 33 min ago

My take on this article is here: http://libertychildren.com/2012/02/18/paid-to-learn/

When will government businesses understand the perverse and unintended incentives that are created through government funding? How can anyone look at a business that needs to pay its customers to come while refusing to question its business practices (i.e. the way students are educated) and take it in any way seriously!?

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