A voluntary survey finds that younger grades have more homework than recommended while older grades don't have enough, but the study has come under major scrutiny.
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August 27, 2015
June 18, 2015
The commission voted 3-2 to invite public comments about restructuring the Lifeline Program to cover more affordable broadband access for low-income families.
April 23, 2015
A high school math problem from Singapore made the rounds on the Internet.
March 30, 2015
Homework improves students' math and science performance, up to a point. But many students may go over that point, a new study finds.
March 26, 2015
The optimal amount of homework for 13-year-old students is about an hour a day, a study published earlier this month in the Journal of Educational Psychology suggests.
March 06, 2015
A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.
January 09, 2015
The YMCA is seeking to expand an after-school pilot program designed to help close the achievement gap for low-income children after early research found that students are showing significant gains in the social-emotional skills they need to do well in school.
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
November 26, 2014
Fifth grade students are getting homework from an unlikely source, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through a school program developed to teach children how to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies and then develop those plans with their families.
November 14, 2014
Are our current beliefs about daily homework in fact a myth? What is the point of homework in your classroom?