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Homework optional at Bryan School

Word is out that Bryan Elementary School has adopted a no-homework policy. Not true, says the school’s principal. What is true is that Bryan teachers can give or not give homework assignments to their classes. Last year, the school looked at studies about the benefits of not giving homework. Like anything, there were arguments for homework and against it. “There was never a decision to not do homework at Bryan,” said the school’s principal, Kristin Gorringe/Bethany Blitz, Coeur d'Alene Press. More here.

Question: Do you think home work after school is necessary?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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