Request for the establishment of a working group to research a homework policy for P.E.I.’s school system

Resolution Number: 

2019-02
Resolution

WHEREAS there is no homework policy in effect to guide teachers, parents and students in PEI school systems, and

WHEREAS the lack of a homework policy creates confusion amongst students when discrepancies of homework assignments occur from grade to grade or between teachers within the same grade level and school, and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the PEI Home and School Federation requests the Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture and the Public Schools Branch establish a working group of stakeholders to research if there is a need for a Homework Policy for the PEI School System.

DESTINATION: Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, Public Schools Branch

Consideration

Status: 

Passed with Amendments
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Destination: 

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Public Schools Branch
Responses Received

Responses: 

PUBLIC SCHOOLS BRANCH (June 19, 2019):  The Public Schools Branch (PSB) in collaboration with the Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning, ensured that class time was made up with the addition of minutes being added to each school day at Three Oaks Senior High. Therefore, ensuring there was no loss to instructional time.