Almost all schools assign homework. Some assign more, some assign less. If students pay attention in school they would not have to have homework because the already know what they need to know for a test. Students should still study their notes just to make sure. The young learners would not hove to worry about having their homework. The students would have more time for after school jobs, chores or just plane relaxation.
It is argued homework reinforces what the student just learned. Extra reading always helps student’s knowledge. Being indoors is much safer than playing gang infested streets, although going out side is very beneficial to a young kid or a pre-teens health. It forcing students to go home after a stressful day of school and activities and do pointless homework. Teachers should be teaching these things in class, not making the students learn it themselves. It's preventing children from leading balanced lifestyles, with a healthy amount of sleep and activities to keep them fit and active. How is a student supposed to do 3 to 4 hours of homework, study for tests, quizzes, play sports, get involved in the community, eat food with nutritional value, and get an adequate amount of sleep, all in one day? That's not possible. The amount of stress homework causes kids is ridiculous, especially when they're already under so much pressure to get into a good college and do well in school. Along with making friends and staying