Homework! Kids are back at school and homework is being handed out, as usual. Homework is the bane of the existence of kids and parents, with USA Today writing on Thursday that 69% of parents have difficulty understanding, let alone helping their kids with core issues like math. Some schools have banned homework and some educators are saying it does little to help students get ahead academically.
Guest: Alfie Kohn. Controversial, but widely read and followed education expert/author/public speaker who rips into homework in his book The Homework Myth.