too much homework

In part one of this series, parents shared their concerns and challenges with homework. In this portion professor Brooke Muntean, Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction, and third grade teacher Sarah Kingcaide* give their perspectives on homework and some possible solutions when it becomes too much.
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My children, my wife and I are slaves to homework. Play is a rarity. The homework load is mind-boggling. My ninth grader has three hours a night. My sixth graders have an hour to two hours. Why?
But the Brookings study gives ammunition to those who worry students actually may have too little homework. In 1901, California
At screenings of Race to Nowhere in communities across the country, few issues have stirred audience discussion as much as the debate over students' increasingly heavy homework loads.