Nothing brings the beliefs and practices of a school directly into family life or influences the household like homework. A recent report from the University of Maine helps educators, parents and students take a step back from the emotional debate and a look at some objective research on the issue.
The Center for Research and Evaluation at UMaine's College of Education and Human Development has compiled a summary of some of the national research examining the pros and cons of homework over the past two decades.
Hyatt, Kay, "Homework Research Reflects Benefits, Shortfalls" (2001). General University of Maine Publications. 1911.
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