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What are the arguments against homework?

9 January 2017 Last updated at 07:59 GMT

For the last 100 years or so, experts have been trying to work out if it is a good idea to give homework to kids in primary schools.

Some people think that it is, while others do not.

Newsround spoke to Nansi Ellis - assistant general secretary of one of the biggest teacher's unions in England, made up of teachers and heads - who doesn't believe that giving homework to primary school children is a good idea.

See what Nansi had to say.