Advantages And Disadvantages Of Homework

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Why should students go to school for 6 ½ hours then come home to more work? I certainly do not want to do that. Homework is completely unnecessary and a complete waste of time. Students have other things to worry about. For example, after school activities, taking care of siblings, chores, and family time. Students dislike homework for several reasons. When students get home they want to relax from another frustrating day of school and be themselves. Homework causes a lot of stress and makes you overwhelmed. People might say homework improves your test scores but without homework you are still able to study for your tests. First of all, American teenagers are getting too much homework leading to negative impacts mentally and physically such as spending this time with the people who are most important to you in life…show more content…
These assignment keep students up late at night because they are trying to get the work done. The loss of sleep makes it hard to concentrate during class because students are so tired. As a student, I think sleep is more important than doing homework. According to debate.org a teacher stated, “Yes! Homework should be banned. As part of our school’s policy, homework must be given out, and students should complete 30 minutes of homework, per night! I think this is too much as many students have other commitments. Students have sport practices, jobs to do around home, looking up your siblings, and after school care etc to worry about. It is a hassle for the teacher to mark/grade and make up something that is remotely fun, and enjoyable for the children to do” (debate.org). Teachers will have less work to do if there was no homework assigned. Their jobs would be easier and less stressful for them as well. According to “Is Too Much Homework Bad for Kids’ Health” it’s states, “Less than 1% of the students said homework was not a stressor” (health line.com). Giving out homework is like giving out

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