Healthy Homework Guidelines: A New Vision for Homework
Together we can transform homework and encourage schools nationwide to reexamine and reimagine homework practices to better support student engagement, health and learning with healthy homework guidelines.
“Race to Nowhere” Ignites Change
Research studying the correlation between homework and academic achievement consistently reveals a surprising fact: Most homework doesn’t increase learning, raise test scores, or prepare students for academic success.
On the contrary, homework often emphasizes performance at the cost of sleep, friendship, family time, play, physical activity, and health. And it contributes to an epidemic of sedentary and anxious young Americans ill-prepared for the 21st century.
CNN: Teachers watch ‘Race to Nowhere’
“Race to Nowhere” says U.S. students are stressed out. CNN’s Julie Peterson talks with a group of teachers about film.