They say that while homework can be handy for high school students, primary school kids aren't necessarily getting that much out of it.
They reckon it's taking away from their after-school down time.
Pope concluded that high school students shouldn't be doing more than about two hours of homework a night.
Speaking to , she said that research suggested the most valuable kind of homework for elementary-level children was simply assigned free reading.
Rosenworcel told stories of kids around the country going to diners and parking lots to access the internet service they need to complete school assignments—and how fixes like Wi-Fi on school buses could help those kids keep up with their classmates.
A similar divide in another part of the world saw a much broader policy change.KID 3: I think it could be a good idea, so people can get out more but I think it also means students have to work harder at school and be on task more. It might be the burden after all the other school work like essays, assignment and projects that they need to do so any work after that related to studies seems quite touch and boring to them. It is needed as students are needed to practice whatever they have learnt in school.Kids in grades one and two start at a maximum of 20 minutes of homework a day before climbing to a maximum of eight hours a week for the eldest students.According to , that policy came after a World Health Organization report noted that Maltese children felt overpressured from the amounts of homework they were being given.A lot of educators still think homework is a really good thing. They say practise is the key to getting better at things so taking some work home can really help you learn.It can also teach you how to complete tasks in your own time and lets you finish work you didn't get time to do at school, and it helps to prepare you guys for high school where more homework's pretty much a given.According to FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, who coined the term "homework gap," seven in 10 teachers assign homework that requires broadband access, while one in three households might not have internet access."It didn't exist when I was growing up.All I needed for homework was a pencil, some paper and my brother leaving me alone," Rosenworcel said in a recent speech to the National League of Cities. Homework isn't exactly the funnest thing in the world. KID 1: I do about three hours of homework during the week and probably about one to two hours on the weekend.They discussed it and decided to drop homework altogether and assign their students more free time for friends, family and fun activities.