The electronic scanners will be installed in all existing schools in the school district and new campuses being built. The change eliminates mandatory homework in Washoe County schools and will give principals the discretion to decide if homework will be assigned at their individual campuses. Several schools in the district already follow a similar policy. Skip to content.
WCSD: Mandatory homework may be coming to an end
Shaw M.S. implementing new homework policy to give students academic boost | KRNV
How i am with kids and parents. I think the time we were given was usually not enough to really do things well. Good, I guess. Either really get into the schools and speak to staff of all levels to determine what is going on or hire staff that will do this and keep you informed. There is a lot that happens at the school level that I do not feel you would approve of. Dreaded each day of work. It all starts at the to top De-politicize School board.
The Washoe County School District education plans have been carefully planned based on a balance of teacher-based leadership, high-quality materials and instruction, and reasonable assessment and accountability. Each subject is focused on so that major topics within the subject are emphasized with a combination of skill building and opportunities to deepen conceptual knowledge. In addition to relying on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, WCSD has supplemented this curriculum with high-standards that ensure that students finishing elementary school know the nature of mathematic functions, including the order of operations, using fractions, and communicating mathematic information with graphs and written language. This prepares them for rigorous high school math courses in Algebra and Geometry. Young students in K-2 learn life sciences, grades focus on physical sciences, and middle and high school students can select from science classes on their career path, such as biology, chemistry, and physics.
Before he can use his phone or go outside, the year-old Smithridge Elementary School student must do his homework, according to his grandmother, Jerri Convers. Convers said she expects her grandson to complete a couple of pages of his homework packet until the entire packet assigned for that week is done. Her plan is to continue Xavier's homeschooling. Union leaders for teachers, principals and support staff also expressed concerns about opening schools and want clear plans in case a student or a teacher tests positive for COVID