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paying for grades

Should you pay your kid for an 'A'? Part 3

Harvard economics professor Roland Fryer paid ninth graders for good grades. Did it work?

Should you pay for an 'A'? Part 2

Some parents say paying for grades is akin to bribery. Others insist it’s similar to handing out annual bonuses for a job well done. I explain how families can decide what works for their kids.

Should you pay for an 'A'? Part 1

Turns out 48% of parents bribe their kids for grades!