If that doesn't work, the parents should be fined. Give the teachers better resources with that money instead so the students who are actually concerned about their future and goals will have a more enriching time while attending classes. The students are technically already getting paid. Where do I sign up? I went ever day and studied my hind end off. They brought these kids into this world — let them participate in raising and educating them. No child cares or will be helped by how much money you put into the school if they are constantly hungry or neglected. It used to be that self improvement was solid motivation for attending classes.
While paying kids may not solve every issues schools face today, if it's an effective method, why not try and do it? As a college student I appreciate the difficulties of getting an education and I am so grateful that I have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity. It cannot make a child want to go to school. Providing a reward can enable If a task is very simple, a straight forward and involves only mechanical skills; then chances are that a higher pay may result in a better performance. They should research how difficult it is for students in third world countries to get an education. Alex Zora No way should they pay students to go to school! That also include high academic grades and good recommendations from teachers and other staffs.
Make the parents be responsible or remove them from the homes anything would be better than living with parents that let their kids starve. No there are a hundred and one things that we should be doing for our public schools. The kids are not even required to excel or even try hard, just to show up. We also she that this is a waste of tax dollars that can go for other programs at the schools. I'm sorry but I had a perfect attendance in high school. Should Students Get Paid For Good Grades? Chris in Gilbert, Arizona: Any reason to get kids in school and staying there isn't a bad one.
Should schools pay students to attend? Instead, when we inspire a love of learning, cultivate good habits and allow them to plot their own course, they will truly flourish. Little Johnny must be stupid because he did not get a bonus this quarter. Roland Fryer, researcher at Harvard University, has some great research about incentivizing young people to improve their educational outcomes. Then let them go down the toilet, at some point there gonna regret not going to school. David Paul From Austin Texas No Jack did you get paid I didn't. Students shouldn't get paid to go to school. I guess this post falls more under the education tab than the homeschooling tab.
The education and push needs to come from the parents and that is where the focus should be. When researchers asked them how they could raise their scores, the kids mentioned test-taking strategies like reading the questions more carefully. If a like program was used in other cities — what are the results? Of course, if they had made bad decisions and had gotten pregnant while they were in high school they could have gone to college for free. Students may get so caught up in focusing on making more money that they assumed getting good grades is purely for the money and not for learning. Charles Jack this is crazy. Another reason i do not think its right to pay people to go to school is because if you pay them a fair amount of money people might get really greedy and want more. Will participating in this program put this particular ninth-grader at the same level as his peers? Stop the hypocrisy and do whatever it takes to help children through school.
Leave school for the kids who really want an education. Ok, so they've got the kids into school but then they have to be taught. And after they've been failed, permit them to retake the class, and again, etc. Stereotypes are a dangerous thing. Why should the school have to waste money on students not willing to try? Chris I think this is sad, western civilization enbables that nearly every kid can go to school and this school pays the pupils for going to school. Should we pay our kids to eat healthy as well? Chris from Ohio As a recent education grad I saw how bad things can be in schools and paying students just to be in the school will not help at all.
How about charging, just like for degrees, then we can properly return to Dickensian values. My school has a program where you follow the rules, wear your I. This understanding is preparation for life after graduation, when they and they alone will be responsible for getting to class college or work each and every day. Voice lessons before a child reaches their teens is. Louise Perrett, Wales Pupils should see it as a gift that they can go to school, because it's important for their future. We need to start getting creative, but paying kids to attend school is not the solution. That same dollar amount could have also almost kept every single family that has been foreclosed upon during the last 3 years in their homes.
If you're wondering why kids half-ass assignments, sleep or talk during class, pick on other kids, and eventually drop out of school altogether, with no form of punishment having any real effect, well, why do you think communism failed as an economic system? Throwing money at a probem never solves it. They should forget this plan and think of another plan before they run out of money. When I was in grade school myself I never skipped classes, but I did take every opportunity to play sick. If school administrators want to motivate more students to have better attendance they should spend their money upgrading facilities and hiring higher quality faculty members. But we know that first of all, there is little correlation between good grades and a good life.
Let's just enforce the laws that are already on the books. Paying students to attend is action number one hundred and two. Ken Trout This is plain stupid! While most of the American students study or get educated at the of the national tuition arms race, the Danish students have the liberty to choose their subjects, courses and also their career path, depending upon what makes them happy. If anything kids should pay the schools. Oh well, the way the economy is going it won't matter soon anyway.