It's interesting that the article mentions a shorter school day, but not a shorter homework day. Why would we even consider shortening the school day to allow time for homework when we have professional teachers whom we depend upon to teach our children. Wouldn't a shorter homework day make more sense?
Visit The Homewor Trap website
Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, is the author of The Homework Trap: How to Save the Sanity of Parents, Teachers, and Students, published by Wyndmoor Press.