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Fact or Fiction: Bill introduced to ban homework?

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Posted at 1:38 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 16:38:42-04

(KGTV) - Are lawmakers in the Philippines really proposing a law that would ban homework for K-12 students?

Yes.

One lawmaker says homework can deprive students and parents of precious time for rest, relaxation, and interaction. Under her bill, students would leave their textbooks at school at the end of each day.

Another bill on the table in the Philippines would ban teachers from assigning homework on the weekends only. Teachers who break that law would face a $1,000 fine or up to 2 years in prison.