29th March, 2013

“Some lawmakers in Tennessee think they have the answer to helping poor students who are struggling in school: Reduce welfare payments to their families. How would it work? If a poor kid fails a grade, that family’s welfare benefits could be cut by up to 30%. The theory is that the threat of less money would prompt the parents to pay attention to their child’s learning and education.”

Families’ welfare could get cut if kids flunk- MSN Money

…aaaaaand discuss.

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