Teacher Erick Hornberg prepares the class for exam recently at Jacobs High School in Algonquin. | Michael Smart~Sun-Times Media
Demonstration on a computer is shown to display how a teacher and student use technology to assign and do homework at Jacobs High School in Algonquin. | Michael Smart~Sun-Times Media
Oswego High School students Rafael Goitia, left, and Trenton Dodd try to identify fibers during a lab in a science class in 2010, when Oswego High still had a block scheduling system. Students who once had block schedules to provide time for lab work and
Students at Oswego High School walk the hallways on their way to classes last fall. Some Oswego School Board members are concerned that high schoolers may be getting too much homework. } Sun-Times Media File
Collection of yellow pencils on a white background.