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# Homework

This year
Parent: 'When she can’t figure something out for homework, we head into nuclear meltdown'
Mum Margaret Lynch looks at the debate around homework and asks if it really is serving everyone involved.
All time
'Why I believe homework should be banned', by one primary school student
Misha McEnaney is a fifth class student. He outlines why he believes homework should be banned for all children.
Why not prepping for the Olympics feels a bit like the days when I avoided homework in school
In the first of a series of columns, track cyclist Mark Downey gives his thoughts on Tokyo 2020′s postponement.
England tap into inside knowledge of Farrell's defensive systems
Forwards coach Steve Borthwick was part of the Lions backroom staff with Farrell in 2017.
Genia and Wallabies set for 'war of attrition' with statistically-strong Ireland
Scrum-half Will Genia has done his homework on the visiting Six Nations champions.
Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence
Munster looked to use a clever lineout play early on against Racing but the Tipp man stopped it.
'He tells us that we all have to learn English. In December, I have an exam'
Pep Guardiola has demanded that his foreign players learn English, says Nicolas Otamendi.
Poll: Should primary school pupils get homework?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
This is why I'm against... homework
We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.
A+ for Caballero as goalkeeper confirms he studied Falcao's penalty pattern before game
The Manchester City goalkeeper saved from the Colombian early in the second-half when a goal would’ve made it 3-1 to Monaco.
'I don't want them too frustrated': Detail not destruction key for O'Mahony and O'Brien on return
Schmidt is looking for the sort of ‘quality workrate’ Billy Holland provides from everyone in the pack.
This dad found a heartbreaking detail in his son with autism's homework
“Never have five letters cut me so deep.”
People are losing it over this student's gas homework misunderstanding
Let’s investigate.
These homework responses prove there are two types of kid in the world
Poor Jake has no idea what to do.
This kid gave a NSFW solution for his desert survival method homework
Well done Alex.
Teachers have been sharing the funniest exam answers they have ever come across
“thou shalt not lotto”
This kid's version of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech is bloody terrifying
It involves robot spiders. God save us all.
11 times kids were brutally honest with their homework
Sayin’ it straight.
A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night
Can you hear me Major Tom?
This little girl found a genius way around answering a homework question
She’s going places.
17 times kids absolutely nailed their homework
Good work, kids. Gold star.
This little girl nailed the girl code in a sassy homework answer
Applause emoji.
18 times kids proved themselves to be miniature geniuses
These kids = smarter than you.
These photos of a homeless boy doing his homework went viral and changed his life
The pics were taken by a passer-by.
Do you think schools should ban homework to reduce depression? One UK school is thinking about it
The school is also introducing meditation classes and giving students further to walk between lessons.
16 homework answers that prove kids are secret geniuses
Wise miniature people roam amongst us.
This kid handed in the most ingenious homework we have ever seen
Nailed it.
Seven-year-old girl imagines 'special Easter egg' for homework assignment, nails it
“From now on, call me Ms. Fancy!”
10 homework struggles every Irish person will remember
Student devises ingenious way of scoring 100% on exam
Connect the dots.
This kid's homework and his teacher's notes are a joy to behold
“Big poop is in the toilit.”
16 reasons you should always read over your kid's homework
It’s the little things you can slip up on.
12 trickster teachers we wish we had in our school days
Teach us your ways!
Schoolboy leads mass protest asking for extra homework
And he got suspended for it.
Four per cent of primary schoolchildren never get any parental help with homework
Two thirds of primary school children are assisted daily by their parents with homework, but 4 per cent of primary school children and 28 per cent of secondary school children never receive any.
ALERT! You may be suffering from the Sunday Night Fear
AKA the Back-To-Work Fear. Here’s how to recognise it…
7 things that made you hate doing your homework
The worst thing about your childhood without a doubt.
Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls)
An ESRI conference heard boys are more likely than girls to be absent from school and less likely to do homework.
Two Chinese teens take their own lives over unfinished homework: reports
The boys, aged 15 and 13, died in separate incidents – with the high school workload reportedly to blame.
8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework
And we’re not just talking about their educational well-being, either.