Parents in general seem to be happy about the said proposal, but teachers are saying otherwise.
At the same time, the proposal includes that and learners in this level, will also be not allowed to take their textbooks out of all public and private schools.
Senate Bill 966, filed by Senator Grace Poe, also seeks to mandate all "primary and secondary schools in the country to not allow teachers to give any homework or assignments to students from Kinder to Grade 12 on weekends.
Students may elect to use the weekends to review materials, make up work, complete projects, and enjoy recreational reading.
Assignments shall be designed so that the typical student can complete all homework, including time for studying and preparing for exams, in the average minutes shown.