Mandatory make-up assignments keep kids from falling behind

Noting that many of her middle-schoolers were failing courses because they didn't turn in homework assignments, Oklahoma principal Danna Garland launched a new program called Zeros Aren't Permitted, or ZAP. Students who fail to turn in homework must make up the assignments over their lunch period or after school; parents have been reacting positively to the new program.

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