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6:290 Homework

Homework is part of the District’s instructional program and has the overarching goal of increasing student achievement.  Homework is assigned to further a student’s educational development and is an application of adaptation of a classroom experience.  The Superintendent shall provide guidance to ensure that homework:

  1. Is used to reinforce and apply previously covered concepts, principles, and skills;
  2. Is not assigned for disciplinary purposes;
  3. Serves as a communication link between the school and parents/guardians;
  4. Encourages independent thought, self-direction, and self-discipline; and
  5. Is of appropriate frequency and length, and does not become excessive, according to the teacher’s best professional judgment.

ADOPTED:  November 22, 2004

UPDATED:  November 19, 2012