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Menlo Park has NOT banned homework

Original post made by Name, Menlo Park, on Feb 28, 2007

The recent news reports suggesting that Menlo Park has banned homework are highly inaccurate. Principal Ackerman at Oak Knoll took initiative this year to reign in homework loads that were becoming excessive and define what kinds of homework are appropriate for young children, but there was never any direction to eliminate homework altogether.

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Posted by Simon Firth
a resident of College Terrace
on Feb 28, 2007 at 9:56 am

Then it should! See the other thread on this topic for some reasoning why.


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Posted by Observer
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 5, 2007 at 5:37 pm

Name - totally unrelated to the homework question, but helpful on another thread...is Menlo Park a Basic Aid district?


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Posted by Concerned
a resident of Esther Clark Park
on Mar 10, 2007 at 8:07 am

I heard they just decided the close down all of their schools, and that they were building a giant ferris wheel for the children, kind of like the rat wheel for the adults, except the first two rides are gonna be free for the kids.


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Posted by Equal Justice
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Mar 10, 2007 at 8:09 am

Is there goiing to be free parking as well?


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