Can we add the No Homework over major Holidays policy recommendation on our agendas?
This obviously needs committee and Board airing but I'm wondering if we can take a straw vote before Thanksgiving so that the staff can rearrange assignment schedules. Secondly, I'd like to see this passed to the Primary school BOEs as well.
It would be a giant relief to dozens of families if holidays could be honored as holidays - time OFF! Period. This is really long overdue - it reduces stress, let's everyone chill out, eliminates last minute headaches and so on. It's the right thing to do.
Now, we might suggest that instead of homework, everyone read something interesting or watch an educational program but nothing official. And because we can't vote on it soon enough can we get the superintendents to "recommend" the practice until we can formalize something?
- Frank Krasicki
Saturday, November 10, 2007
No Homework Over the Holidays!
I just sent a request to our Board and to the other region Boards to consider the following: