Does homework translate into better test scores?

11/18/2012 | Huffington Post, The

There is little connection between the amount of time students spend on homework and their grades, according to a recent study of 10th-grade students. However, the study by a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Education did find that completing homework could improve students' standardized test scores. "[I]f students are spending more time on homework, they're getting exposed to the types of questions and the procedures for answering questions that are not so different from standardized tests," assistant professor Adam Maltese said.

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