How do we think about the role of homework?
Homework is a part of every student’s curriculum. But how much homework is too much? Experts say high school students can receive up to two hours of homework every night!
Cathy Vatterott joins us. She’s Professor Emeritus of Education at University of Missouri St Louis and the self proclaimed “Homework Lady.”
How much homework does your child get?
First, long time education reporter Kathy Megan joins us today to discuss Connecticut Supreme Court’s landmark decision Sheff v O'Neill. A recent Connecticut Public documentary focuses on the people impacted by this decision decades ago.
You can watch a recent Connecticut Public panel on this case here.
- Kathy Megan - Associate Producer and Reporter on Connecticut Public documentary CUTLINE Special | Sheff v. O’Neill: Striving Toward Education Equity
- Henley Solomon - teaching assistant at Conard High School in West Hartford
- Kate Dias - Connecticut Education Association State President and high school math teacher from Manchester, Connecticut
- Cathy Vatterott - Professor Emeritus of Education at University of Missouri St Louis. Author of Rethinking Homework: Best Practices that Support Diverse Needs