No Homework for Elementary School Students Debate — Pros and Cons

A Long Island school district is stirring a debate over whether elementary school students should be getting any homework at all. Rockland’s State Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, a former educator herself, told “The Morning Show” yesterday that she has mixed feelings about the prospect…

Audio: Ellen Jaffee

In a letter sent home to parents earlier this month, Long Beach Public Schools’ Superintendent said starting in September, they’ll eliminate traditional homework and instead encourage elementary students to read, play and wonder.

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