Relating to the discussion and controversy around questions that are explicitly stated as, presumed, or suspected to be homework questions (i.e. those given to a student in a formal course of study). Homework questions themselves are off-topic on Meta Stack Exchange!

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

  • Question quality
  • 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
  • Meta tags
  • Qualitative filtering of questions
  • Filtering topics based on perceived complexity and/or difficulty
  • Whether these kinds of questions belong on Stack Exchange

As of this writing, there is much discussion, and quite a bit of 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.

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