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Student Takes Homework to Court

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Student Takes Homework to Court

Student Takes Homework to Court

Student Takes Homework to Court

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Feeling overly burdened by the prospect of mandatory summer homework, a high school junior in Wisconsin went to court. In a lawsuit filed by the 17-year-old and his father, he argued that being assigned homework in the summer was unnecessarily stressful especially while working at a demanding job — like camp counseling. According to the AP, Wisconsin's attorney general has given the idea an 'F' — saying the question of homework was up to local school districts.