Learning is supposed to be its own reward, but when that doesn't work, should students get paid to do it?
That's the question two Georgia schools are asking in a 15-week pilot program that is paying high-schoolers struggling in math and science $8 an hour to attend study hall for four hours a week.
The privately funded "Learn & Earn" initiative, an idea from , is touted as the first of its kind in the state and one of a few similar programs nationwide.
Well, at least we're zeroing in on the truth of it all:
The hope is that the bribes will boost students' motivation to learn, attend class and get better grades.