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Goats and Soda
6:36 am
Fri May 22, 2015

How Do You Motivate Kids To Stop Skipping School?

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It seems like a no-brainer: Offer kids a reward for showing up at school, and their attendance will shoot up. But a recent study of third-graders in a slum in India suggests that incentive schemes can do more harm than good.

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Animals
6:32 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Stuffed Tiger, Camera-Stealing Elephant Get Attention

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Television
6:32 am
Fri May 22, 2015

CBS Trashes David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set

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Politics
4:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Congressional Stalemate Threatens To Kill Phone Data Program

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NPR Story
4:01 am
Fri May 22, 2015

State Department Envoy Defends Administration's Efforts Against ISIS

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:32 am

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