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L.A. Unified's new homework policy gives students a break

Jun 26, 2011 11:53:50 PM- latimes.com
Homework will now count for only 10% of a student's grade. Critics — mostly teachers — worry the policy will encourage students to slack off assigned work and even reward those who already disregard assignments.

Vanessa Perez was a homework scofflaw. The Marshall High School senior didn't finish all of it — largely because she worked 24 hours a week at a Subway sandwich shop.


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