Kelly Elementary School in Massachusetts has banned homework for the year with the intention of giving students all the instruction and extra help they may need during the school day.

Jackie Glasheen, principal of the school said, we want our students to engage with their families, talk about their school days and go to bed.

The team of teachers who came up with the idea to end homework are among a growing number of U.S. educators and parents questioning the value of having children do schoolwork at home.

Principal Glasheen said her school surveyed its teachers, parents and students before implementing the homework ban.  Here's more from