How one school solved the homework problem

By Pallavi Singhal
Updated May 1 2017 - 4:31pm, first published 4:29pm
Only a quarter of students surveyed at Allambie Heights Public School said they liked doing homework, which partly led to the school's decision to get rid of it. Photo: James Brickwood
Only a quarter of students surveyed at Allambie Heights Public School said they liked doing homework, which partly led to the school's decision to get rid of it. Photo: James Brickwood

As a child, primary school principal Angela Helsloot was always given homework and, as a teacher, she has marked homework sheets nearly every day.

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