Submitted by Michal Zacik on Wednesday 7th October 2020
Published on Tuesday 13th October 2020
Current status: Open
Open until: Tuesday 13th April 2021
Current Signatures: 12
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Ban schools from setting mandatory homework over school holidays
All holiday homework should be voluntary. Teachers can still provide the same OPTIONAL homework for those who want more practice.
Holidays are for rest or catch up on course work. When teachers are on holidays they don't even reply to emails, so how is this fair? Teachers sometimes say that it is so students don't forget what they've learned. However, students wouldn't purposely spread their homework over time off making sure they won't forget anything. Everyone will try to get it out of the way ASAP and have some rest and family time! Those who need to catch up just get overloaded, have no time for rest and stress builds up.
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