First, try communicating and working collaboratively with teachers and administrators. The legal tool you want to use is called a For a link that provides a quick overview to the law, click HERE. I have seen the law used throughout my career as an educator for students and families exercising their legal homework rights.
The Worsening Homework Problem
So Much Homework, So Little Time | Parents
William Kirk, a senior at Highland High School, spends nearly an hour each night doing homework on average. That's too much, he said. They take college prep and Advanced Placement classes, so usually have several hours of homework each night. And are there policies that address how much time should be devoted to homework? We sampled homework policies in several local school districts and schools to see how much they recommend.
Key Lessons: What Research Says About the Value of Homework
With teachers handing out more assignments than ever, our kids are stressed, sleep deprived and, worst of all, becoming disillusioned with learning. But many frustrated parents are fighting back -- and winning. You can too. Gisela Voss always thought that all the griping about homework overload was way overblown. But once he enrolled at Brown Middle School in , Gisela had a rude awakening.
A s kids return to school, debate is heating up once again over how they should spend their time after they leave the classroom for the day. The no-homework policy of a second-grade teacher in Texas went viral last week , earning praise from parents across the country who lament the heavy workload often assigned to young students. Brandy Young told parents she would not formally assign any homework this year, asking students instead to eat dinner with their families, play outside and go to bed early.