Megan Sweas is the author of Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education. Megan is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She was also an Annenberg Fellow at the University of Southern California where she earned a master's degree in specialized journalism. Patrick and Megan discuss the work-study programs operated within the Cristo Rey Network. Additional topics include the scalability of the model, its desirability, and the nature of incentives in improving student motivation.