In a screenshot of the letter attached to the post, Ms Laditan talks about how the stress of school has resulted in Maya waking up at 4 am in the morning with chest pains and constantly worrying about homework. "Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we'd like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this," explains Ms Laditan in the letter that she wrote to Maya's school.
Read her full post below:
Many have commented on the post saying that they fully agree with Ms Laditan's decision. In fact, her post has been bombarded with comments from teachers saying that they do not believe in assigning homework. "I'm a reading resource teacher and I outlawed all homework this year. Research doesn't support it," writes one commenter.
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