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Comment: Re:Wow, just write an 'F' on their forehead (Score 1) 406

by tsunamifirestorm (#37690104) Attached to: High School Kills Color-Coded ID Program

How 'bout this. Starting with 5th grade give $1000 cash per year to each student in the top 5%. Then, the best might have $8000 ready for college and stand a fighting chance of actually being able to pay for it.

They actually did that for me in high school in California. I received $1000 each year from the state for 2000 to 2002 (which was the last year of the program). It was incentive enough to care about the tests.

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