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Homework: quality, not quantity

Original post made on Aug 16, 2011

The head of the local elementary and middle school district said that there will not be a major overhaul of the homework policy, despite recent moves from other school districts in the state aimed at reducing after-school assignments or limiting their impact on grades.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 15, 2011, 1:30 PM

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Posted by James, a resident of Whisman Station
on Aug 16, 2011 at 5:44 am

We used to do our homework in a study group at the library after school, help each other, check answers, discuss the work. Study groups are even more effective in college when the workload can be higher.


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