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The best time for elementary and teen students to do homework

Kids in Maryland and D.C. are back in school this week. Students in northern Virginia return next week. It's a good time to get the homework habit right.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 05:08am EDT

Tags: Ann Dolin, education, homework time, back to school, Dick Uliano

Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: education, Paula Wolfson, parenting, school,

Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: parenting, Randi Martin, school


Tips for a peaceful homework time

Video games, cell phones, TV - there's a lot to distract your kids away from doing their homework, and for some families it becomes a daily fight. But former Fairfax County teacher Ann Dolan has a few tips.

Saturday - 09/07/2013, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty,

Homework for young students may not be needed

Students are saddled with homework every day across the world -- but it might not be helping them.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 12:53pm EDT

Tags: sydney university, research, studies, Australia, Herald Sun