The purpose of assigning homework for pupils in our Catholic schools shall be to re-enforce what has already been taught in the classrooms. Homework shall not be used to introduce new material to the students, nor shall it ever be used merely to keep the students busy. Homework shall never be assigned as a punishment.
It is recommended that student class work that is to be done at home be reasonably assigned within the following timeline for the average student:
Adopted: May 9, 1996
Revised: May 16, 2006
The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton
Bishop of Belleville