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Parents outraged after school bans homework, tells students to spend time on other pursuits
KIPS BAY, N.Y. -- A New York elementary school is abolishing traditional homework assignments and telling kids to go play instead. outraging parents who say they may pull their kids out of the school. Teachers at P.S. 116 have stopped assigning take-home math worksheets and essays, encouraging students to spend their homework time reading books and interacting with their families, DNAinfo reported.