French parents to boycott homework

A statement from the FCPE said: “Either a pupil has understood the lesson and succeeded in doing the exercises in class, in which case homework is a waste of time and stops them reading, for example, or they haven’t understood and it’s not at home in the absence of a teacher that they’re going to do better.

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Source : The Guardian

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