Ten to Teen: Homework: Friend or Foe?

By Richard Wiesenthal Principal, January/February 2015 As educators, it is our responsibility to determine where students are, find out what they need, and provide it—all in the time we have them at our school. But like many schools across the country, New Paltz Middle School, which is located in the scenic Hudson Valley of New York state, has struggled with the learning that is supposed to happen at home: homework.