Homework Information & Policy


Interesting article:  Don’t Help Your Kids With Their Homework, by Dana Goldstein- The Atlantic

Issaquah Council Homework Project 

In the fall of 2012, the Issaquah School District wanted to review its homework policy. Superintendent Rasmussen and Assistant Superintendent Thiele asked the PTSA Council to partner with the district for purposes of getting parent feedback on Issaquah’s policy surrounding homework as well as the implementation of that policy in schools across the district.  Click the link above for details on the project.

Issaquah School District (ISD) Homework Policy 

ISD Research

  • Visible Learning Homework
  • Research Findings on Homework – by  Thomas Haller and Chick Moorman; authors of The 10 Commitments: Parenting with Purpose. Chick has also written Spirit Whisperers: Teachers Who Nourish a Child’s Spirit. Chick and Thomas are two of the world’s foremost authorities on raising responsible, caring, confident children.
  • NW Ed Lab Homework  – research done by NW Regional Educational Library
  • Case Against Homework – article in Educational Leadership – March 2007 / Volume 64 / Number 6

Related Articles / Links


If you have any questions, please contact the Issaquah PTSA Advocacy/Legislative Co-Chairs:Betsy Cohen (425) 957-3538    and/or     Jody Mull  (206) 940-4051

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