Caitlin Moran on why we should ban homework.
The first paragraph of a newspaper article should contain the essential details in concise, clear language. It is a bridge between the terse headline and the more thorough discussion that follows. The headline will be the briefest summation of the event described, but the beginning of the article should closely follow it in having the most powerfully succinct rundown of the facts.
This past July, a superintendent in Marion County, Florida, announced that she was banning homework for all 20,000 elementary school students in her district and instead instructing kids to read.
Ladies' Home Journal takes up a crusade against homework, enlisting doctors and parents who say it damages children's health. National survey shows that median amount of time spent on homework by.
Reasons Why Homework Should Be Banned. The Top Ten. It eats up all our free time. I end up canceling plans for the weekend just because of homework, EVEN school holidays LIKE DAMN. 8 hours of normal school plus 3 hours of homework a night is very stressful enough said - Randomator.
Reformers in the Progressive Era (from the 1890s to 1920s) depicted homework as a “sin” that deprived children of their playtime.
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