Homework Policy Update

Beginning in 2010, the District worked with teachers, parents, students and the community to gather input and develop a new District homework policy. The goal was to develop a policy that would meet the needs of students, teachers, and families.

The Result

The Board of Trustees adopted a new District homework policy at their meeting on June 21, 2011. The homework policy is available here as a PDF.

Research and Development

Below are the results of the most recent surveys on how the PUSD community perceive the effectiveness of the new policy.

Survey Results from February 2012 are below.

Community comments on the new homework policy.

Homework forums

The District sponsored three homework forums to help develop the new policy during the 2010-11 school year. Below are links to the comments from each forum..


In spring 2010, five separate surveys were administered to the school community for feedback on the development of the new policy.

Parent Survey Results

Parent Comment Summaries


The Student Achievement Advisory Committee, tasked with the review of the homework policy, have read various research articles related to homework. These include:

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