Classwork/Homework Responsibilities

Student’s Responsibilities
  1. Completing assigned homework as directed and in the spirit in which it was assigned.
  2. Returning homework to the teacher by the designated time.
  3. Submitting homework assignments that reflect careful attention to detail and quality of work.
  4. Devoting a minimum of 30 minutes each day to reading as an additional part of the homework assignment.

NOTE: Students can receive additional help through the Homework Helpers Program, which includes the Dial-A-Teacher program, at 305-995-1600, Monday through Thursday from 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., Cable Tap Channel 37, from 5-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, they could see their homework tutor on the screen. Students may also access Miami-Dade County Public School’s web page at:

Parent’s Responsibilities

While it is understood that parents are not responsible for providing a great deal of assistance to their child in completing homework, there is still much that parents can do to promote good study habits.

Parents’ Responsibilities Include:

  1. Providing continued interest and concern for the child’s successful performance in school through encouraging and supporting the child in his/her performance of homework assigned
  2. Indicating an interest about assignments and assisting, if possible, when requested by the child, but not to include performing the work for the child
  3. Supporting the school in regard to the students’ being assigned homework
  4. Requesting assignments for students when short term absences are involved
  5. Assisting the school in stressing the importance of reading and its benefits
  6. Assuring that students read for a period of at least 30 minutes each day in addition to any other assigned homework

* Excerpt from School Board Rule 6Gx13- 6A-1.23