Dozens of students at Howard High School in Georgia pocketed $100 each for every Advanced Placement English, math or science exam they passed with a 3, 4 or 5 — as did their teachers, the Macon Telegraph reports. The cash incentive for success on AP tests is through a grant funded by the Northrop Grumman Corp. as part of the National Math and Science Initiative. It is intended to boost participation in AP classes. Howard is one of just 28 high schools nationwide — and the only one in Georgia — included in the grant, which...

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