633 – Homework

The Board of Directors recognizes that the assignment of school work to students may require the work to be completed outside of school time. Homework shall be an opportunity for students to practice skills and activities, prepare for class activities, to organize and discuss ideas, to review materials, to become acquainted with resources, and to make up incomplete assignments.

In giving school assignments, licensed staff members should consider the age, grade level and maturity of the students and the assignments in other classes in which the student is participating. Guidelines regarding homework for all grade levels shall be developed and shared with students and parents.

Date of Revision: April 21, 1997

Legal References: 279.8, 280.14, Code of Iowa

URBANDALE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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