Why Homework Needs to End

Soul to soul, we are renewed and healed. This is the spiritual work of home. I am not an educator in the public schools. I have not studied whether homework actually improves the performance of children in test scores. I am not writing this because I have any data about the effectiveness of homework. What I am educated in, is the spiritual lives of children and families. In fact I have studied this for the past 30 years and, from this knowledge base, I would like to propose that homework needs to be eliminated. Why should we eliminate homework? Because eliminating it would strengthen the spiritual resiliency of children and families. We all know that children need time with their parents an