Jefferson Area Local School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board recognizes the value of homework for students.

Homework is an important extension of the classroom and is a valuable instructional tool because it can:

 A.reinforce previously taught skills;

 B.develop self-discipline and work habits;

 C.provide practice for newly learned skills;

 D.provide opportunities for parents and children to discuss what is being taught at school;

 E.improve study skills and independent learning;

 F.improve grades and achievement scores;

 G.prepare student for the following day's instruction;

 H.offer students a chance to extend and enrich their learning.