Much crying, wailing and knashing of teeth going on.
I knew that homework was bad, but not that bad!
I don't recall getting homework in second and third grades. In fact, I
don't think it was until sixth grade that I started getting any homework; Spring's kids, one i
second, one in third, have homework. Quite a bit of homework.
But not six long drawn out hours of homework.
In discussing this with Spring and our friend Gregory (who also has two
kids) it seems that since the US
educational system is bad, that parents across the country (or at least here
in Florida) have cried out long and loud for more homework! At
all grade levels. Like that will make up for lack of funding,
overcrowding, poor teacher morale and a daycare center atmosphere.
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