"The Battle Over Homework is an excellent resource that provides research-based information as well as practical information. Administrators, teachers, and parents will find Cooper's book to be an indispensable resource."
(Mary Johnstone, Principal 2006-04-21)
"An easy-to-read, comprehensive resource that provides practical information for teachers, administrators, district staff, and parents interested in best schooling practices around homework."
(Barb Keating, Principal 2006-04-27)
“Answers all the hot questions regarding homework. Thoroughly grounded in research and provides practical tools for creating effective classroom, school, and district homework policies.” (Ronald L. Russell, Associate Director 2006-06-13)
About the Author
Harris M. Cooper is professor in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University. He earned his doctorate degree in social psychology from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include research synthesis, applications of social and developmental psychology to educational policy issues, homework, school calendars, and afterschool programs.