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Rethinking the "Homework" close reason

Reading through Meta after seeing a lot of homework-related closures, I found quite a few questions that address our community's confusion with the homework close reason: Is it right to close “easy ...
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The "Homework Questions" page needs to be updated

The question What metric is used when quantifying muscle tightness? was put on hold on the grounds that, given that it is a homework question, the OP should show their attempt at an answer. In the ...
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Homework questions?

I am really against this policy of not answering homework questions. .StackE is supposed to be a community of helpers ans not those who arrogantly delete questions. While preparing for our exams we ...
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What's better? Closing as homework, or adding homework tag?

Question A similar meta post asks how much research should be done to prevent closure. The 1 answer (with 1 vote currently) elluded to "it's up to those with the closing privilege". ...
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Why are homework questions considered off-topic?

Currently homework questions are classified as off-topic, meaning this close option is in the close question as off topic reason for closing question. I think the ...
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Further Thoughts on Homework

I am new to Biology and am very interested to know how things work around here. The question here seems perfectly valid to me. Yet it has been put on hold as homework question. I checked the OP. I ...
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Does putting a 'homework' tag make a question less likely to be closed?

I couldn't find info on whether this question has been asked before, but here @fileunderwater says (for homework tag): It is used a lot, it is clearly ...
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Change homework policy to disallow Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Current homework policy is to allow questions where the user has shown evidence of trying to answer the question. This is reasonable if there is a definite biological question, the answer to which may ...
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Can we update the question guidelines to improve the quality of homework questions?

A rather disgruntled user posted a question on meta asking why their homework questions were being challenged. There were some good answers explaining why homework questions require more effort than ...