Should teachers assign homework over school breaks?

The school board chairwoman in Florida's Brevard County wants to ban teachers from assigning homework over school breaks or having an exam or assignment due on the day after breaks end. However, union officials say the school board should not take that decision away from teachers. "Let's encourage [no homework over the breaks], but leave the final decision to the teacher, parents and students," a union official said.

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