>>> Jeff Bergosh 7/16/2012 10:13 AM >>>
Would it be legal under state law for the district to, at one of our highly impoverished schools, devise a cash reward system to umpire and motivate students?
They do this in inner-city schools in Britain and France, and some schools in Ohio, New York, and California.
Just curious about how Florida law would speak to such a plan. -Also, I just really don't have a lot of confidence that one extra hour and three million dollars at six schools is going to turn the tide. I think to get the parents on board takes direct cash payment.
Thanks for any insight you can give on the legality issue.
Escambia County School Board, Dist. 1
<<< Donna Waters>>> Mon 7/23/2012 10:09 AM
Just wanted to follow up in writing -- as I indicated at the Board meeting last week, I can't find any legal authority for/against the proposed action.
Let me know if you need anything else.
Donna Sessions Waters
Escambia County School Board
75 North Pace Boulevard
Pensacola, Florida 32505
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