More than 300 ninth-graders paid to attend summer school


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  • Nan BW ELder, CO
    Aug. 3, 2012 3:43 p.m.

    When students were paid for good grades, the grades didn't change significantly. So now we are paying them to attend summer school. What is wrong with us that we do such counterproductive expensive things?

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 1, 2012 9:12 a.m.

    A lion raised in a zoo would die if placed in the wilds. The urgency, and skills for survival was never developed.

    With our fellow Americans, the urgency for entitlements have replaced those of survival.

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    July 31, 2012 9:20 a.m.

    We hold the worlds record for education funding, and we have to import skilled workers to manage what American manufacturing is left.

    How's the standardized testing working out?

  • NedGrimley Brigham City, UT
    July 30, 2012 3:35 p.m.

    After all, it's all about entitlement. We should all get something for nothing.

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    July 30, 2012 12:24 p.m.

    The minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. These oppressed children should sue for what they are rightfully entitled.

  • NedGrimley Brigham City, UT
    July 30, 2012 10:49 a.m.

    Seriously? And how is that program working?