“They can’t deal with the homework – they are not used to it,” Brooks says.
With parent consent, students completed a 40-minute survey during school.
So while they may not necessarily have to help their children with their homework, they do have to stay on top of it – and know how much their child has, when it’s due, etc.
According to the study, it also impacts the quality and quantity of family time.
The age at which homework stress is affecting students is getting lower, some even as low as kindergarten.
Makes you wonder what could a five year old possibly need to review as homework?