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Careful Study Finds Homeschool Advantage

Careful Study Finds Homeschool Advantage: A Review of Martin-Chang, Gould, and Meuse, 2011

Article by Brian D. Ray, Ph.D., posted July 7, 2011



Title: Careful Study Finds Homeschool Advantage: A Review of Martin-Chang, Gould, and Meuse, 2011

Description: Reviews a carefully done study that uses a matched-pair design. This research shows that students in structured homeschooling academically outperform conventional-school students, and there is no evidence that the difference is simply due to the family’s income or the mother’s educational attainment.

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Cover date: July 7, 2011

Author: Brian D. Ray

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