Homework is the cause of more friction between schools and home than any other aspect of education and becomes the prime battlefield when schools, families, and communities view one another as adversaries. This comprehensive fourth edition tackles all the tough questions: What’s the right amount of homework? What role should parents play in the homework process? What is the connection between homework and achievement?
This essential reference offers all stakeholdersadministrators, teachers, and parentsthe opportunity to end the battle and turn homework into a cooperative endeavor to promote student learning.