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From WCYB on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 in Family & Education, & News
Do your kids have too much homework? One school system in New York is mulling a proposal from some students to do away with extra work after the bell.
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School district mulling homework ban proposal from students

A school district just outside of New York City says it is considering a proposal from two fifth graders to get rid of homework.Fifth-graders Christopher DeLeon and Niko Keelie at Farley Elementary School in Stony Point say they decided to petition for a h

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7 Comments on "Do your kids have too much homework? One school system...":

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
You know half the college kids today can’t tell you who won the civil war, who our Vice President is,read cursive writing or use pronouns correctly. By all means take away more opportunities to learn. Dumb our youth down more of the parents convenience.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
I agree some teachers do give to much homework out but there is never enough time to teach everything in one day. If a child needs extra work it such be up to the teachers and the parents to talk things over. Most teachers likes when parents calls for meetings. I did on several times with both my kids.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Many European countries (including Finland) do not require homework and have some of the top education programs in the world. Just saying.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
I agree, only if they want to do extra work,they get to burned out,at least my teenager's did
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
I can agree with a few pages of reading or a page or two of math for practice, but hours worth of hw is uncalled for. Kids need to learn to do assignments on time and study for exams if they go to college. Just do not wait till the last minute.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Just extra rewards for homework, that will end the problem.
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
A beginning of the decline in our education system

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