Too Much Homework Is Affecting High School Students

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The National Center for Educational Statistics found that high school students who do homework outside of school average 6.8 hours of homework per week. For that last decade there has been mass amounts of debate about homework. Mostly, focused on how too little or too much homework effects a student. I remember in the seventh grade arriving home from school and having to do homework from 4:30pm to almost midnight. This cuts off my social life and made homework a primary stressor for me. Sadly immense amounts homework affects students nationwide and thousands of students spend most of their school night extremely similar to mine. Teachers need to consider the daily needs students and assign less homework. One reason that the students of today
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