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

For first and second grade, it was fine. Third grade, different story. He was getting on average an hour's worth of homework per day, half of which was on his iPad, plus another thirty minutes of reading. This is after the principal stated that she did not believe homework was essential for elementary students, and after I made numerous complaints to the teacher about the amount of homework he was receiving - which was already a lighter load than the rest of his classmates, due to his ILP. I shudder to think what they all got. - Oct 2019

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