Starting in January 2008, the Georgia Board Of Education will begin the Learn and Earn program, which will pay certain underachieving students to attend class instead of cutting.
Board commissioner Robb Pitts feels the program will help students put school back on the top of their list, and give them the opportunities to develop their potentials and abilities.
But in the new school solution, it doesnt pay to be a hard worker, as good students arent going to see a dime.
Pitts believes Overachievers are going to do well, no matter what, and doesnt see hard workers slacking off to take advantage of the penny-pushing program.
He says, Our main goal is to pick up those kids who arent involved and focused on school, and motivate them to like it again.
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