November 17, 2017

New French President’s Attack on Homework

President Francois Hollande, the socialist leader swept into office in May, has targeted homework as bestowing an unfair advantage on the rich, and his solution is to eliminate it for all elementary and junior high school students. But the plan is drawing criticism from the very folks it was supposed to help – poor people. And education experts aren’t so keen on it either, saying underprivileged kids need the structure and purpose that homework provides. Read more

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