Yes, teachers should give homework – the benefits are many | News & Observer

Last updated: 04-16-2018

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Yes, teachers should give homework – the benefits are many | News & Observer

A second-grade teacher in Texas recently rekindled the annual debate over whether kids spend too much time on homework. The teacher said she did not plan to assign homework this school year because it has not proven to correlate with achievement (not true) and because no homework would allow families to eat together and read together, and children to play outside and have an early bed time. If only dropping homework could make these things happen! Research overwhelmingly supports the notion t...


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