How Much Homework Is Too Much?

Rae Pica with Sara Bennett

Today’s children, even at the kindergarten and pre-kindergarten levels, are required to do considerably more homework than their predecessors. But the data shows that there is no correlation between homework and academic achievement in elementary school. Are there other benefits of doing homework? What Sara has to say may surprise you.

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May 8, 2009
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Sara Bennett is an attorney and co-author of The Case Against Homework. Sara successfully challenged and changed homework policies at her children’s schools and has taken her case public on programs like The Today Show and in Time Magazine and the Washington Post.
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