Teacher Shocks Parents With Unusual Note, Sends Children Home With Year Long Homework Assignment.

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The first day of school is filled with unknowns and lots of paperwork. But some Texas parents received an unusual note from their child’s teacher last week and that note has gone viral for all the best reasons. Instead of following the traditional routine of sending kids home with work every night, this teacher, Brandy Young decided to do things differently.

Facebook user Samantha Gallagher is one of the parents who received the note and she loved it so much she posted a photo of it to her page after her daughter brought it home. It has now been shared 72,000 times! Check out note below… what do you think about this innovative approach to education?

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Dear Parents,

After much research this summer, I am trying something new. Homework will only consist of work that your student did not finish during the school day. There will be no formally assigned homework this year.

Research has been unable to prove that homework improves student performance. Rather, I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to coelate with student success. Eat dinner as a family, read together, play outside and get your child to bed early.


Mrs. Brandy Young

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