ERIC Number: ED354870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Homework Help and Home/School Communications Systems: Examples from AMERICA 2000. Issue Briefs.
Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.
This report describes programs that have been developed to improve students' attention to and success with homework assignments. The four predominant types of programs, as identified through an informal survey of 100 school systems around the United States, are discussed: (1) recorded messages by voice mail; (2) live telephone homework help services; (3) live cable television shows that include on-air or behind-the-scenes telephone support for callers; (4) and drop-in homework help centers located at schools or community centers. Suggestions are included for communities considering using homework help services. A list of 23 sites offering homework help, including the name, address, and a brief description of each, is provided. (ALF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Policy and Planning (ED), Washington, DC.