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Lawmakers demand cap on homework set for Hong Kong primary school pupils

S.China Morning Post Friday, 5 January 2018
Lawmakers in Hong Kong on Friday demanded a cap on the amount of homework set for primary school students, as children in the city are becoming increasingly stressed and overworked. Eleven legislators on the Panel on Education called on the Education Bureau to consider imposing maximum hours of homework for primary school pupils, restricting homework assigned on Fridays to the same amount as other days, and making at least one school break homework-free. The lawmakers also questioned the deputy...
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