meaningful and relevant homework activity that reinforces school learning;
homework that matches their individual abilities to ensure the facilitation of independent, successful completion;
homework that includes varied activities that reinforce the basic skills or extend and enrich concepts learned;
homework that does not introduce new concepts;
homework assignments are assigned made according to individual student needs and abilities;
regular feedback on homework assignments. Timely notification to parents will occur when a student routinely does not complete homework.
should not be punitive in nature;
should not require students to have specific resources such as Internet access;
should be coordinated among teachers so as not to exceed the recommended amount of time devoted to homework;
should not exceed a total of 15 to 20 minutes per night for kindergarten; a total of 30 minutes per night for students in grades 1,2, and 3; and 45 minutes per night in grades 4 and 5. It is recommended that homework not be assigned on Fridays with special consideration given around testing and holidays;
shall not affect a students academic grade on a report card but will be reflected in the appropriate completion of homework assignments will be reflected in the Expected Behaviors section of the K-5 report card.