1. Wage Learners, Governing Magazine, August 2009.
    Some big-city school systems are experimenting with paying students to get good grades. Are cash incentives a ticket to college or a deterrent to learning for its own sake?
  2. Press Release, May 18, 2009. The Learn, Earn and Achieve program inspires Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Founder of the Learning Makes a Difference Foundation, to co-author an incredible book with her father Newt Gingrich – pitch perfect for these challenging times.
  3. Better Grades Through Cash, by Brian Whitley, Contributor for The Christian Science Monitor/ March 4, 2009 edition. Ideas: New programs offer incentives to motivate students to study.
  4. Failing System: Mike Huckabee discusses education with two special guests, December 1, 2008.
  5. Searching for Good Ideas: A conservative leader seeks out people of all views to devise innovations to solve America’s problems.
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 30, 2008
  6. Should Kids Get Paid to go to School? with audio
    KUOW 94.9FM, September 8, 2008
  7. FULTON COUNTY: Chance to earn makes a difference in their learning
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 22, 2008
    http://www.ajc.com/search/content/printedition/2008/05/22/study.html?cxntlid=inform_artr
  8. Should Students Get Paid to Study?
    Fox News, May 15, 2008
    http://onthescene.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/05/15/should-students-get-paid-to-study/
  9. Paying Kids to Study (An Early Business Lesson)
    TrumpUniversity.com, May 13, 2008
    http://www.trumpuniversity.com/blog/post/2008/02/paying-kids-to-study-an-early-business-lesson.cfm
  10. Pay for an A?
    SundayPaper.com, May 11, 2008
    http://www.sundaypaper.com/More/Archives/tabid/98/ArticleType/ArticleView/ArticleID/2353/PageID/1790/Default.aspx
  11. Ga. Program Pays Low-Income Students to Study
    Morning Edition, April 22, 2008
    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89831116
  12. State considers paying students for good grades
    WKRN.com, March 19, 2008
    http://www.WKRN.com/Global/story.asp?s=8046201
  13. Promises of Money Meant to Heighten Student Motivation
    Education Week, February 13, 2008
    http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2008/02/13/23cash_ep.h27.html?tmp=1269074522
  14. Jackie Cushman – Learning Makes a Difference Foundation
    BNN Corporate Services, February 12, 2008 – 5:40PM – 34470
    http://broadband.bnn.ca/bnn/?noad=1&vid=34470
  15. Schools Use Cash as Incentive to Get Youths to Study
    Deseret Morning News, February 12, 2008
    http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,5143,695252228,00.html
  16. Performance Pay
    USA Today, January 28, 2008
    http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2008/01/performance-pay.html
  17. Learn to Earn
    CNN, January 28, 2008
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/studentnews/01/27/transcript.mon/index.html?iref=newssearch#cnnSTCVideo
  18. Getting paid to do homework?
    The Walton Tribune, January 27, 2008
    http://waltontribune.com/story.lasso?ewcd=adf91dc40222912f
  19. ‘Learn and Earn’ the latest education gimmick
    St. Mary’s, Georgia Tribune-Georgian, January 25, 2008
    http://www.tribune-georgian.com/articles/2008/01/25/opinion/1opinion1.25.txt
  20. When all else fails, will cash prompt kids to study math, science?
    AZStar.net, January 25, 2008
    http://www.azstarnet.com/news/222109
  21. “Learn and Earn” tutoring program draws national spotlight
    Fulton County Schools, January 25, 2008
    http://www.fultonschools.org/story_detail.asp?id=2043
  22. Two Georgia Schools to Pay Students to Study
    Newt.Org, January 24, 2008
    http://newt.org/tabid/102/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/3140/Two-Georgia-Schools-to-Pay-Students-to-Study.aspx
  23. Baltimore’s Not Alone
    Baltimore Sun, January 24, 2008
    http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/education/blog/2008/01/learn_earn_baltimores_not_alon.html
  24. Paying Kids to Study & Getting Rid of Fractions
    Atlanta Magazine.com, January 24, 2008
    http://www.atlantamagazine.com/blogs/blog_post.aspx?id=18934
  25. Georgia After-School Program Will Pay Students to Study
    Fox News.com, January 23, 2008
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,324825,00.html
  26. Students Paid To Study After School
    WFXL.com, January 23, 2008
    http://www.wfxl.com/news/news_story.aspx?id=87894
  27. 2 Fulton County Schools Will Pay Students To Study
    WTVM9, January 23, 2008
    http://www.wtvm.com/Global/story.asp?S=7760085
  28. Ga. program tests paying students to learn
    United Press International, January 23, 2008
    http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Top_News/2008/01/23/ga_program_tests_paying_students_to_learn/7170/
  29. Schools Pay Students to Study
    GPB News, January 23, 2008
    http://gpbnews.blogspot.com/2008/01/schools-pay-students-to-study.html
  30. Fulton to Pay Students In After-School Program
    Atlanta Journal & Constitution, January 22, 2008
    http://www.ajc.com/search/content/metro/northfulton/stories/2008/01/22/studentpay_0123_web1.html
  31. Individuals Need to Make Healthy Decisions                                             Atlanta Business Chronicle April 9, 2010                             http://atlanta.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2010/04/12/focus9.html
  32. Taking Back America radio www.takingbackAmerica.podomatic.com. April 29, 2010