Cash Program a Good Idea

Published September 27, 2007

People who scoff at Opportunity NYC [“Dollars for scholars,” Sept. 3], which gives cash rewards for good performance in school, generally think education should not be treated as just a means to an end. But for some students, pursuing education for the wrong reasons may lead to appreciating it for the right ones.

Michael Van Winkle ([email protected]) is legislative specialist for education at The Heartland Institute.