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Homework: Sometimes less is more
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on Jul 15, 2011
The controversy over homework seems to be the same as the fable about the ant and the grasshopper. Schools countrywide have been warning that "grasshopper" kids who don't do homework -- which studies show is up by more than 50 percent in the last 20 years -- may not have the skills they need to survive a metaphorical winter while the "ant" kids will be warm, well fed and secure. Sometimes, it seems a fable can be just plain wrong
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posted Thursday, July 14, 2011, 9:45 PM
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