STONY POINT, new york – A school district, just outside of New York City says it is considering a proposal of two fifth graders to get rid of homework.
Fifth-graders Christopher DeLeon and Niko Keelie at Farley elementary School in Stony Point say they decided to petition for a homework ban, due to the stress of homework. WNBC-TV reports the district was already considering how to rethink homework for district students to say that they agree with the students points.
Assistant Director Kris Felicello said Wednesday that officials are trying to reconsider do homework beneficial for students.
The district is considering various options, one of which parents ask for homework for their children. School officials hope to have a new homework policy is ready to go for the next school year.
Information from: WNBC-TV, http://www.nbcnewyork.com