Fifth Graders’ Petition Inspires Review Of Homework Policies In Rockland CountyStudents are gathering signatures to lessen their homework load. They say they have too much, and some educators say they might be right.
4th Grade Homework Assignment Asking Students To 'Give 3 Good Reasons For Slavery' Draws BacklashA teacher at the school handed out the assignment to students on Jan. 8 and the backlash from parents was immediate.
NYC Parents, Students Weigh In On Whether They Support No-Homework TrendNow that a number of New York City elementary school students no longer have homework, how do their parents feel about all their free time?
Psychologist: 'A Lot Of Families Feel Pretty Stressed By Homework'A psychologist warns that excessive homework creates stress for children and families.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne 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.
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.
Tenafly School District Parents Sound The Alarm On Too Much HomeworkThere is a homework debate brewing in Bergen County. Hundreds of parents have complained that their kids are just getting too much.
The Flipped Class: Homework At School, Lessons At HomeAcross 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.
Slavery-Math Questions Cause Uproar At Manhattan Public SchoolParents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.
Elite NYC Private Schools Vow To Lighten Students' Homework LoadTo 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.
Parents In N.J. Town Start Movement To Abolish HomeworkA lot of kids complain about homework, but now some parents are saying their children are getting too much and want it abolished.
N.J. High School Adopts 'No Homework For Holidays' PolicyHomework 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?