Teachers’ Thoughts on Homework in the 1950s

A few people sent me a link to this 1950s Educational Leadership article surveying 7th and 8th grade teachers in rural New Jersey about their homework practices. One of the people who sent it to me, the editor of readingtonparents.org wrote, “Somehow the children in the 50’s managed to grow up and send men to the moon, so I guess their homework policies couldn’t have hurt them too much, huh?”

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