According to a new survey, 77 percent of students and more than 80 percent of teachers and parents say homework is important or very important.
February 20, 2008 – Education Week
Author and educator Cathy Vatterott shares her insights on the meaning of unfinished homework.
December 11, 2009 – Teacher (Web)
High school students report spending more time on homework and feeling greater stress about grades, according to a new national survey.
August 13, 2008 – Education Week
More homework was not associated with higher levels of average national achievement, researchers say.
March 2, 2007 – Education Week
September 3, 2008 – Education Week
An analysis suggests that children in elementary schools with high concentrations of minority students have heavier homework burdens in both reading and mathematics than their counterparts in schools with fewer minority students.
December 10, 2008 – Education Week
A middle school teacher asks her colleagues how to handle students who don't do any work outside of school.
April 29, 2009 – Teacher (Web)
Mildred Alpern, a retired high school history teacher, ponders when parents helping their children with homework cross over to doing it for them. For assignments beyond a child's own ability to complete, should teachers take parental involvement into account for evaluation?
January 11, 2006 – Education Week
A recent report saying kids don't do enough homework misconstrues the issues involved, argue John Buell and Etta Kralovec, co-authors of The End of Homework
October 29, 2003 – Education Week
Needless homework assignments persist because of widespread misconceptions about learning, says Alfie Kohn.
September 6, 2006 – Education Week