Homework generally contributes to positive academic outcomes. However, there are conditions in which children will get more out of homework, such as when parents and teachers help children see the value in homework, as opposed to pressuring them to get it done merely because it is required. Homework is an important part of educational development. As students approach middle and high school, they receive more homework. When teachers provide homework assignments, they intend for them to deepen and extend students' classroom learning. Conversely, some educators view homework as ineffective and refrain from assigning it, and many students complain when teachers assign homework. Many parents get frustrated with homework because of the power struggles they have with their children about doing it. Because of the controversy ...

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