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  • Poll: No Homework on Weekends Policy – Yes or No?

    Do you agree that homework affects quality time with the family?
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    Parents and educators will have different views when it comes to the amount of time children should be devoting to their studies. Homework, for instance, helps students review what they’ve learned in school, while also preparing them for the coming school day. 

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    In 2010, the Department of Education (DepEd) released Memorandum 392, wherein public elementary schools were instructed to prohibit the giving of homework every Friday. It was a response to parents’ complaints of how homework on weekends affects the amount of quality time they have with their children. Some parents, on the other hand, argued that working on homework with their children was also a way of bonding.

    What do you think? Are you in favor of the “No Homework on Weekends” policy? Cast your vote!



    :• September 19, 2010. Tara Quismundo. “TGIF: No homework on weekends—DepEd” 

    “DepEd Memo: No Homework shall be given During Weekends” 


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