Homework is always a touchy subject for teachers.
Here are a few articles or blog posts about homework. I have three children ages varying from high school to preschool, so I have a parent and teacher perspective. I believe that homework, if given, should be meaningful and enhance the classroom experience the next day. (I am NOT referring to projects that might require home time to work on it.)
Homework: New Research Suggests It May Be an Unnecessary Evil – Huffington Post | Education article by Alfie Kohn, Education Expert