Wednesday, January 18

The Homework Front

Whatever side you’re on in the homework wars (more vs. less), a case can be made that study habits formed in grade school establish patterns for negotiating life as an adult. The kid whose mom builds his diorama may expect a rent-check stipend later; the girl who spends Friday night finishing her science project will likely resist the temptations of happy hour with her co-workers.
When the NYC public library announced, last month, the launch of an allpoints Web site, homeworkNYC.org, for K-12 students, proponents hailed it as a critical blow to the old “dog ate my homework” excuse.
Click here for more (and here for Tutor.com).

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