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  Amiche
Feb 20, 2012
 

Homework should be banned

 
Some studies now show that children get no benefit from doing homework. A few school districts have even done away with it all together.

 

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  Maria   I would definitely support banning homework. Kids spend 6+ hours in school each day which - to me - is enough time to use for education. I would much rather my child spend their after-school time being

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Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:18:50 PM  

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SushiBean   I can imagine depending on the situation/child/family, homework could have no benefit. For example, if a parent is doing the homework for the child and is too involved... or if the child is not concerned

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Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:45:20 AM
 

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  charlee   I wonder if the guy who did the "study" did homework?

Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:53:03 AM
 

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  pundit   I dont think its the h.w. thats a problem its the lack of real understanding kids gain during the classroom and teachers trying to get the parents to aid in learning. Many teachers don't check homework

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Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 10:31:23 PM
 

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Cathi   I have children that span from college age to elementary school and we have never experienced too much homework. I have always found the need to augment the work with added assignments of my own.

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Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 2:01:43 PM
 

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