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Relating to the discussion and controversy around questions that are tagged, explicitly stated as, presumed, or suspected to be homework questions (i.e. those given to a student in a formal course of study).

Relating to the discussion and controversy around questions that are tagged, explicitly stated as, presumed, or suspected to be homework questions (i.e. those given to a student in a formal course of study).

, and the discussions around it, cover several topics, including:

  • The amount of effort an asker has put into their question
  • Whether or not the question is generally covered in a college-level course work

  • Whether these kinds of questions belong on Stack Exchange

As of this writing, there is much discussion, and not a little controversy over where should live in Stack Exchange sites, its status as either meta tag or not, and etiquette around handing questions that are seen as homework.

Stack Exchange is NOT a place to get your homework done for free.

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