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BETTER THAN A CERTIFICATE: Students get free cars for perfect attendance

Published 06/16/2012, McClatchy Newspapers

"We are trying to inspire kids to stay in school. Every kid is not going to have perfect attendance, but every child has a decision in the morning: Get my homework, figure out what I'm going to wear to school and get to school," said Ernie Horn, executive director of Score a Goal in the Classroom, a Fort Worth, Texas-based nonprofit that coordinates incentive programs for many school districts in North Texas.

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