How much homework does the average high schooler get?
Among all high school students surveyed (those that reported completing their homework and those that did not), the time allocated to complete homework amounted to less than an hour per day, despite the fact that high school teachers report they assign an average of 3.5 hours of homework per day.
Do high schoolers have too much homework?
The research, conducted among students from 10 high-performing high schools in upper-middle-class California communities, found that too much homework resulted in stress, physical health problems and a general lack of balance.
Is homework illegal in Texas?
There will be no formally assigned homework this year.” Godley Elementary School teacher Brandy Young told parents research doesn’t prove homework improves performance.
Should homework be limited?
Yes, but some may disagree, schools should limit homework because kids don’t have time. They are busy. Homework is important, although too much homework is unneeded and stressful and it also puts pressure on the brain. My second reason is that kids grades drop low because of too much homework.
What state has no homework?
Florida school district bans homework, replaces it with daily reading. WTSP-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. Elementary school students in Marion County, Fla. will have more free time after school this year as the school district implements a controversial “homework ban.”