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Roark School District


Administrators at Roark School District have decided to award students for their attendance and performance. School officials have decided to give these students gift cards for their efforts. Students may use these gift cards to purchase lunch off campus. Some parents reject the idea, claiming it is unfair to reward students monetarily. They also claim it targets a certain subgroup of students.

The supporters of the school district have retorted to these parents, stating that they

//From Bill Kenworthy (Reviewer): I suggest changing "retorted" to "responded" in the above sentence.

Which of the following is the most logical way to complete the sentence above?


believe the incentive will help the school district’s financial stability.


are worried only about the students who will go on to be successful.


feel money is the only motivating factor for kids.


have opened up the opportunity to all students, therefore, it is not discriminatory.

//From Bill Kenworthy (Reviewer): I suggest placing a dash instead of a comma after "students" in the above sentence.


believe the new program would reward parents just as much as students.