6:290 Instruction-Homework

Pennoyer School District #79    6:290

Homework is part of the District’s instructional program and has the overarching goal of increasing student achievement. Homework is assigned to further a student’s educational development and is an application or adaptation of a classroom experience. The Superintendent shall provide guidance to ensure that homework:
1.    Is used to reinforce and apply previously covered concepts, principles, and skills;
2.    Is not assigned for disciplinary purposes;
3.    Serves as a communication link between the school and parents/guardians;
4.    Encourages independent thought, self-direction, and self-discipline; and
5.    Is of appropriate frequency and length, and does not become excessive, according to the teacher’s best professional judgment.

First Read: October 11, 2017
Adopted: November 8, 2017