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Studies show homework isn’t much of a burden

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PITTSBURGH — Two complaints parents have about homework are: There’s too much and there’s too little.

In a report released earlier this month from the Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., senior fellow Tom Loveless says those who think there is too little homework as having the more common complaint.

But he adds that those complaining about too much homework get most of the attention.

“The homework horror stories need to be read in a…

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