Mitch Harris: 'Do primary school students really need to do homework?'

Night Talk 17/07/2018

Night talk - opening comments, Tuesday 17th July 2018.

Tonight: Newton Central School in Auckland is scrapping homework - do you think this is a good idea or not?

Riki Teteina, Principal of the primary school, told Mark Sainsbury today that there is little to no research that suggests primary students need homework to succeed academically.

“There’s actually a lot of research out there that homework has little effect on students’ achievements,” he said.

Also tonight: what do you make of US President's meeting with Vladimir Putin? Do you think Putin could 'have something' over Trump?

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