Section 6 - Instruction

  • Achievement

    Policy 6:290

    Homework

    Homework is a necessary part of the District’s instructional program. Homework is assigned to further a student’s educational development and is an application or adaptation of a classroom experience. The Superintendent shall provide guidance to ensure that homework:
    1. Is used to reinforce and apply previously covered concepts, principles, and skills;
    2. Is not assigned for disciplinary purposes;
    3. Serves as a communication link between the school and parents/guardians;
    4. Encourages independent thought, self-direction, and self-discipline; and
    5. Is of appropriate frequency and length, and does not become excessive; and
    6. Follows the tenets of best educational practice, as determined by the administration.

    ADOPTED:          March 15, 2010