More Homework Won’t Equal More Proficiency in Math and Science

According to an article in Education Week, Pennsylvania State University researcher, Gerald K. LeTendre, has published a new paper in which he again finds that more homework is not associated with higher levels of average national achievement. “’The paper is a preliminary investigation with some fairly common-sense warnings not to start promoting or demoting homework’ because of worries that American students are running behind in an academic-skills race with other nations, Mr. LeTendre said in an interview.”

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