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Woman calls teachers 'lazy' for clocking out at 3 p.m., teachers are not pleased.

While discussing news that a secondary school in Essex, England had outlawed homework in order to cut down on the time teachers spend assigning and grading it, a panelist on Australia's Today program made what seemed like an ill-thought-out, off-the-cuff comment. Said Phoebe Burgess: I'm actually old school education. I think that there is a place for homework, in terms of you know discipline, work ethic, cementing what they've learned for the day, independent learning.
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