But the difference is they chose to go to college, so they obviously have some motivation (and I disagree with your assessment that people are doomed to failure if they don't know what they want to do with their lives when they're 18, but I digress).Originally Posted by Orius
Many primary and secondary school students don't see any reason to succeed. Is any first-grader really motivated to learn addition because he might land a high-paying job as a physicist when he's 25? Not many.
What "real values" are you referring to?Originally Posted by Orius
Paying them is a much cheaper and more effective way of motivating kids to learn, than many of the other things on which schools waste money.