ERIC Number: EJ441166
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Why U.S. Students Need Incentives to Learn.
Bishop, John H.
Educational Leadership, v49 n6 p15-18 Mar 1992
If the labor market rewarded learning in school, high school students would respond by studying harder, and local voters would willingly pay higher taxes to finance better local schools. Instead of using rank in class or relative measurement standards, educators should measure student competency by external absolute standards, the way Scout merit badges are defined. ( nine references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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