Your Words

Fran, S; Susan, R.; Betsy, S.
September 2007
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p22
The article presents the opinion of parents in response to author Alfie Kohn's views on homework for school children. According to Kohn, homework has the potential to do more harm than good. A teacher from Baltimore, Maryland, and a mother from Woodburn, Indiana, do not agree with the theory put forth by Kohn. Another parent from Lunenberg, Vermont, however, seems to agree with Kohn and reports that she has taken steps towards reducing homework for her children.


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