The Ledger Independent reports that Mason County, Kentucky school officials intend to pay “technology incentives” to teachers who manage to influence students to return to school. Mason County Superintendent Tim Moore said that teachers who visit students who have left the school system and convince them to return will receive more funds to be applied to technology in the classroom. The idea behind this program is to reward teachers who make the extra effort to reach students who have dropped out, or elected to be home-schooled. This plan is not intended to lure students away from other options such as private, parochial, or public schools in other counties. In order for the teacher to receive the funds, the students will have to stay in school for a year after returning…