NPR logo

Homework Series, Part One

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1188581/1188582" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Homework Series, Part One

Homework Series, Part One

Homework Series, Part One

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1188581/1188582" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Across the nation, educators are balancing mandates to improve test scores and a chronic lack of resources with the need for children to have enough time to simply be children. In the first of a four-part series about homework on Morning Edition, NPR's Margot Adler examines how the increasing academic workload is stressing out kids and their families.

Related NPR Stories