It's every school kid's dream come true. There's no more homework at a Maryland elementary school.
According to Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., Students at Gaithersburg Elementary School must read a book for 30 minutes per night.
Stephanie Brant took over as principal two years ago.
She had her staff conduct a review of homework assignments, and found teachers were assigning homework because they felt they had to.
The district signed off on her no-homework plan and so far test scores have been solid.
In the most recent round of Maryland proficiency exams (2010-2011), fifth graders at Gaithersburg Elementary School scored about 72 percent proficiency in math and about 81 percent proficiency in reading.
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