130.  HOMEWORK - Pg.

130.  HOMEWORK

1.        Purpose

The purpose of homework assignments should be to:

  1. Provide practice and reinforcement of skills presented by the teacher.

  1. Broaden areas of interest through enrichment.

  1. Provide opportunities for parents/guardians to know what their child is studying.

  1. Encourage parent/guardian and child interaction.

2.        Guidelines

        Title 22

        Sec. 12.2

Each student shall be responsible for completing homework assignments as directed.

Homework shall complement classroom instruction and be planned and evaluated with respect to its purpose, appropriateness, and completion time. The demand of homework upon the students’ time shall be consistent with the best interests of the students in regards to other valuable experiences to be gained outside of school.

Homework should have an educational objective.

References:

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 12.2

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