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Is the amount and type of homework generally appropriate for the age and grade of the students?

There is much controversy over this. In Elementary school homework is focused on reading a book or if a task was not finished in class time. There is no mandatory amount of time that is spent on spelling, math etc for homework. Most projects are done in the class and are not sent as homework. Considering the amount of time kids spend on a bus getting to and from school, this is really helpful. In Middle school there is some homework and it builds as the grades progress into High school. - May 30, 2017
Yes. But I kind of wish there was homework in ES (elementary school) as well. - Jan 4, 2016
Yes. I've been extremely pleased with the homework policy. My youngest brings a book home each night to read, and the older two are assigned spelling, math, and/or literacy homework once a week. They have one week to complete the assignments. It isn't too much, and it isn't busywork. - Mar 4, 2014
Yes. - Aug 6, 2013