A Critique of Monetary Educational Incentives for Elementary and Middle School Students in New York City Public Schools


by Jonathan David Farley & Héctor Rosario - May 15, 2008

Recently, programs providing elementary and middle school students with monetary incentives for high performance have gained currency. An elementary calculation shows that such programs will either fail to make children learn “better” or fail because they are too expensive to implement widely.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: May 15, 2008
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15257, Date Accessed: 5/25/2020 11:55:28 AM

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