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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

A study found most forms of parental involvement led to little or no improvement in children’s test scores and overall academic performance. (Credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan School Rolls Out New Homework Plan, But Does It Get A Passing Grade?

A public school in Manhattan is trying a new approach to homework. It involves assigning less and getting parents involved more.

03/13/2015

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Tenafly School District Parents Sound The Alarm On Too Much Homework

There is a homework debate brewing in Bergen County. Hundreds of parents have complained that their kids are just getting too much.

12/08/2014

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The Flipped Class: Homework At School, Lessons At Home

Across the country, teachers have turned the education process upside-down, in a new teaching trend where lessons are taught at home and students complete their homework at school.

10/16/2013

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Slavery-Math Questions Cause Uproar At Manhattan Public School

Parents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.

02/22/2013

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Elite NYC Private Schools Vow To Lighten Students’ Homework Load

To all those tiger moms and dads out there who push their children to excel in a competitive world, some of New York’s top private schools have a message for you: Sometimes less is more.

10/24/2011

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Parents In N.J. Town Start Movement To Abolish Homework

A lot of kids complain about homework, but now some parents are saying their children are getting too much and want it abolished.

05/19/2011

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N.J. High School Adopts ‘No Homework For Holidays’ Policy

Homework during the winter recess, many school districts assign it. But one New Jersey high school that has been plagued by a series of tragedies wants to give students a break during break. Is it a good idea?

12/23/2010