1. Introduction
    1. Overview of Extrinsic v. Intrinsic incentives
      1. Real world examples
        1. SPARK (Student Programme for Advancement in Research Knowledge)
          • NYC
          • Gave 4th & 7th grade cash incentives

          Capital Gains Project: DC

          • Gave cash incentives to middle school students in DC

          Paper Project: Chicago

          • Gave cash incentives to high school students (9th and 10th)
      2. Outline Title I Schools
        1. Two different types
          1. Targeted Assistance
          2. School wide assistance
            1. How do two types differ in how we should/can support these students?
            2. What makes title 1 Schools different?
            3. Why should these students receive different ethical considerations compared to other students?
    2. Exploration of ethical theories
      1. Normative Ethics
        1. Defining what it is
        2. Exploring subgroups within theory
      2. Deontological Theory (nonconsequentialist)
        1. Defining theory
        2. Examining key thinkers
          1. KANT
        3. Relation to extrinsic incentives
      3. Consequentialist Theories
        1. Utilitarianism
          1. Bentham and Mill
      4. Virtue Ethics
    3. Consult other ethical considerations
      1. Sandel’s JusticeĀ 
        1. Financial incentives have effect of corrupting
      2. Satz’ Why Some Things Should Not be for Sale
        1. Some goods for which markets should not be introduced
          1. Coercion
          2. Vulnerability
            1. underage are particularly vulnerable population

Additional Readings:

  1. Further research on the three real world examples of programs which have provided cash incentives
  2. “Paying students to learn: An ethical analysis of cash for grades programmes”
  3. Further research on virtue ethics