You're probably wondering why. Believe it or not, the cause for this is homework. Did you know that homework can cause major stress that can lead to drug abuse, alcohol abuse, or even thoughts of suicide? This partly why schools should not have homework. Yes, you might think that homework should be in schools because it can also establish great habits with kids, but homework is not such a friendly aspect of life for everyone.
Down With Homework!
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As codirector of the Human Development Clinic in Bethesda, Clark helps children and adults overcome or cope with learning problems and disabilities. And sometimes the disorganization and poor study skills are the problem, although they are often interpreted by parents and teachers as laziness, lack of motivation, or inattentiveness. His mother would spend hours managing his homework, exasperated to be playing drill sergeant. His grades and mood improved — and his mother had her evenings to herself.
The Adults Who Treat Reading Like Homework
By Naomi Randolph , Alexandra Savvas. The fact is that the average workload for the nations youngest students has increased in the last 20 years. The quality of schools is often judged by how much homework is given and in most cases, the more homework given, the better the school.
Thirty hours? For most children, mandatory homework assignments push their workweek far beyond the school day and deep into what any other laborers would consider overtime. Even without sports or music or other school-sponsored extracurriculars, the daily homework slog keeps many students on the clock as long as lawyers, teachers, medical residents, truck drivers and other overworked adults.