Study: Cash awards may change school culture

Participation and scores in Texas AP exams increased when students and teachers in disadvantaged schools were offered $500 for each passing score, a Cornell University researcher found. The bonuses seem to have changed school culture so that AP enrollment became a cool way to earn a new iPod, according to study author C. Kirabo Jackson, a labor economics professor.

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