The ongoing debate over homework focuses mostly on kids’ mounting workloads , and some schools’ efforts to curtail them.
A growing number of parents are struggling with another homework trend that threatens to sink their juggle – an increase in extremely complicated homework projects, from neighborhood field trips to do research, to expansive dioramas or multimedia presentations to report on what students have learned, according to parents I interviewed for last Wednesday’s “Work & Family” column on homework.
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Posted December 5, 2012 at 5:00 am
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