A high school principal in Sweden just banned homework and tests, in order to improve her student body's mental health. Research suggests she may be on to something.
Only 11% of British parents spend an hour a day helping children with homework
A primary school teacher in Texas has decided not to give her pupils any homework at all - so they can enjoy more quality family time. Brandy Young sent a letter home to confirm that any work outside of school was scrapped for the year, after much thought on the issue. “Homework will only consist of work that your student did not finish during the school day.