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June 20th, 2011
10:42 AM ET

Perry's Principles: Are children receiving too much homework?

Fearing that high-stakes tests and competition are stressing children out, school districts across the country are re-evaluating the amount of homework given to students, cutting back on assignments and sometimes eliminating homework altogether.

What effect could this effort have on the academic future of America's youth? Steve Perry, CNN education contributor and founder of the Capital Prep. Magnet school in Hartford, CT, weighs the pros and cons of decreasing the amount of homework assigned to students around the country.

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