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April 21, 1992 | LAUREL SHAPER WALTERS, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Few high schoolers have their own American Express cards, but attending school has its privileges for some students. At about 1,500 schools nationwide, students who come to classes regularly or improve their grades receive color-coded identification cards entitling them to special rewards. Some of the rewards include discounts at local stores and fast-food restaurants, free tickets to school events and reserved parking on campus.
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April 21, 1992 | LAUREL SHAPER WALTERS, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Few high schoolers have their own American Express cards, but attending school has its privileges for some students. At about 1,500 schools nationwide, students who come to classes regularly or improve their grades receive color-coded identification cards entitling them to special rewards. Some of the rewards include discounts at local stores and fast-food restaurants, free tickets to school events and reserved parking on campus.
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October 20, 1990 | JANET BERGAMO
While peers watch with interest and a little envy, an average worker who improved his job performance is rewarded with a card entitling him to cash discounts on goods and services he uses every day. It could happen in any business that wants to encourage productivity--but this scenario is taking place at Ventura County high schools that have adopted Renaissance, a program designed to improve academic achievement.
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September 15, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eli Broad, the billionaire home builder and insurance executive with a reputation as Los Angeles' most fervent corporate cheerleader, said Thursday that he will retire as chief executive of retirement savings company SunAmerica Inc. to devote more time to philanthropy. One of the nation's wealthiest individuals--he ranks No.
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