In resent studies by a well known expert, students lives were divided into five simple - but similarly related - aspects. They are as follows;
- 80% of a students week is devoted to school life
- [20% of which is home work based]
- 2.5% is spent doing things with families
- 2.5% is spent focused on religious activities
- 15% is spent on out-side-of-school social activities
But can our generation afford to live like this? No, we cannot! We need freedom; we need options. Not only are the above statistics true, but, it is also scientifically proven that attendance in schools would increase by about 80% if students did not have to do homework. In Sydney, a school was brave enough to try a no homework policy. They found that, not only had students benefited from the no homework policy, but teachers too had benefited from no-longer having to stress out and constantly check up on homework being done.
Another bonus that was observed, was that of the teacher-student relationship. They had become significantly better, and both students and teachers alike had felt that there was less hostility and friction felt in the classroom. All around everyone felt happier because of the no homework policy.
The woman who invented homework, was a woman who (in her spare time), liked to come up with different kinds of cruel and unusual punishment, which she would then proceed to dish out on her unwary students. She was...