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A Teacher Isn’t Assigning Homework This Year, So Kids Get More Family Time

There’s a second-grade teacher near Dallas named Brandy Young. And a letter she sent home to parents last week is going viral, because it said she’s not assigning any homework this year.

She said it’s because there’s still no proof that doing homework actually helps kids do better in school. And she thinks spending more quality time with their family might work better. Here’s what the letter said:

 

One student’s mom posted the entire letter on Facebook, and said her daughter is ecstatic about the new policy. And apparently a few other teachers in their school district might try it too.



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