This year, Utsalady tried a “No Homework” policy. After looking at student growth and overall results, our staff decided to do some research by reading various articles and learning the ‘pros’ and ‘cons’ to homework at the elementary level. In the end, the staff unanimously voted to bring homework back to Utsalady in the 2018-19 school year. The policy will be different for different grade-levels, taking into account each student’s developmental abilities for their age. If you are interested in reading some articles on this subject, you will find some linked below.
pdf The Case For and Against Homework.
(4.39 MB) pdf Is Homework a Necessary Evil? (1.77 MB) pdf
(4.39 MB) pdf Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement? (1.40 MB) pdf (4.39 MB)