Etta Kralovec, a recent Fulbright Fellow, took her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University. She was a high school teacher for over twelve years and professor of education and director of teacher education at the College of the Atlantic for eleven years. John Buell, author of Democracy by Other Means and Sustainable Democracy, took his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He has taught at the College of the Atlantic.
Is it possible that homework isn't good for kids? Dare we even
consider such a shocking idea? . . . Does it make children,
teachers, and parents angry at each other rather than allied with
each other? --Deborah Meier, author of The Power of Their
Ideas and Will Standards Save Public Education?, in her
Mission Hill School News
"The increasing amount of homework may not be helping students to learn more; indeed, it often undermines the students' health, the development of personal interests, and the quality of family life." --Ted Sizer and Nancy Faust Sizer, authors of The Students Are Watching