"Learn & Earn": Baltimore's not alone
As Baltimore prepares to pay struggling high school students for improved test scores, a Georgia school district this week announced an initiative to give cash to a group of kids for attending after-school tutoring in math and science. Check out this entry on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's education blog. Fulton County's "Learn & Earn" program made headlines on CNN yesterday. It was conceived by Newt Gingrich, of all people.