HOME SCHOOL CURRICULA

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The purpose of this study was an examination of state control of curricula offered in home schools.

Linda P. Fox, Volume 4  Number 4, December 1988

HOME SCHOOLING IN ALABAMA

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The popularity of home schooling over the past several years has prompted many states to provide guidelines for this alternative to traditional education.

Jennie F. Rakestraw, Volume 4  Number 4,   December 1988

WHY HOME SCHOOLING? A PROFILE OF FOUR CATEGORIES OF HOME SCHOOLERS

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The results of the interview analysis are used in this article to illustrate the fundamental similarities and differences among home school families.

Maralee Mayberry, Volume 4   Number 3, September 1988

REASONING ABILITIES OF HOME-EDUCATED CHILDREN

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Much of the literature on home education centers either on reasons why parents should choose this form of education over the conventional classroom or the resource materials available to parents of home educated children.

David Neal Quine and Edmund A. Marek, Volume 4   Number 3, September 1988

A STUDY OF HOME SCHOOLING: PARENTAL MOTIVATION AND GOALS

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This project was designed to explore the motivations and goals of parents who are home schooling their children.

Sonia K. Gustafson, Volume 4  Number 2, June 1988

SUMMARY OF TWO REPORTS FROM THE WASHINGTON HOMESCHOOL RESEARCH PROJECT, 1987

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Two new reports were released in March 1988 from the Washington Homeschool Research Project.  The first, Report from the 1987 Washington homeschool testing, contains a detailed tabulation of the scores of 873 home schoolers on the Stanford Achievement Test.  The second, The relationship of selected input variables to academic achievement among Washington's homeschoolers, is based upon a sampling of 470 and presents an analysis of test scores as a function of parent education level, degree of structure in the home schooling, number of years home schooled, and other variables.

Jon Wartes, Volume 4  Number 2, June 1988

UNDERSTANDING PARENTS WHO TEACH CHILDREN AT HOME: THE VALUE OF A LIFE HISTORY APPROACH

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The objective of the study was to understand and relate the background influences of a small, select group of parents to present rationales for operating home schools.

J. Gary Knowles, Volume 4 Number 1, March 1988

 

 

THE 1987-88 OREGON HOME SCHOOL SURVEY: AN OVERVIEW OF THE...

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The intent of this article is to provide an overview of the survey findings.  The following sections will (1) present a profile of the home schoolers and compare them with larger populations in terms of social and economic characteristics, religious and political characteristics, and educational attitudes, and (2) discuss the commonalities and cleavages that exist within the home school population.

Maralee Mayberry, Volume 4  Number 1, March 1988