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More Homework Means More Inequality for Poor Families

Some studies suggest that nonstandard work schedules negatively affect children’s academic success and cognitive development.

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With inflexible work schedules and other challenges, families who struggle to make ends meet often also struggle to support children who need help with schoolwork. Some studies suggest that nonstandard work schedules negatively affect children’s academic success and cognitive development. Some companies have ended on-call scheduling to prevent employees from being subject to unpredictable hours. (The Atlantic)

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