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Looking at homework

Original post made on Feb 26, 2008

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District are pushing for the district to reevaluate its 13-year-old policy on homework. "I have a radical view. I'd like to do away with all homework," said mother Kerry Dickinson.

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:44 am

Received at from a district teacher that requests privacy:

"Homework is part of our teaching culture and is justified as a way to keep parents involved in their children's education. It has gone too far now because teachers are making parents the primary educators in their students' lives."

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