Pay Kids to Attend School?

March 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;3/6/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 18, p7
The article presents a debate on whether school children should be given monetary incentive to attend school in the U.S. Amaly Abed affirms that it is fine to reward children for perfect attendance because the children earned it. Onyinyechi Awani argues against schools which pay children to attend classes.


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