HOME SCHOOL: FOR SOME AN OPTION, FOR OTHERS AN IMPERATIVE

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Twenty years ago I learned a new synonym for the word  frustration:  dyslexia.  I first saw the term in a report by a pediatrician, who cited dyslexia as an explanation for the fact that our youngest daughter Lisa, could not learn to read.

Norma D. Fuller, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1989, p.7-10

 

 

NORMS, STANDARDS, AND NONSENSE: TESTING POLICY GONE BAD

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This article has two purposes.  First, a brief analysis of the changing meaning of educational quality is provided.  Second, several ideas related to the measurement of educational quality will be presented to illustrate the effect of the revised definition of educational quality on home school families, home school policy, and the law.

Gregory J. Cizek, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1989, p. 1-6

TEACHING FOR THE NEW AGE: A STUDY OF NEW AGE FAMILIES WHO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN AT HOME

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Maralee Mayberry, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1989, p. 12-17

UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND HOME SCHOOL STUDENTS' BELIEFS, ATTITUDES, AND INTENTIONS...

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The purpose of this study was to collect information about the determinants of grades 3 to 8 students' behavior with respect to laboratory and non-laboratory science learning activitie.

Brian D. Ray, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1989, p. 1-11

REASONS FOR SELECTING HOME SCHOOLING IN THE CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE VICINITY

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The purpose of this project was to establish clear, specified reasons why parents in the Chattanooga, Tennessee vicinity home educate their children..

Judy R. Howell, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1989, p. 11-14

 

SOUTH CAROLINA'S EDUCATION ENTRANCE EXAMINATION: A STUDY OF ITS SUITABILITY FOR USE WITH HOME...

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The increasing prevalence of home schooling has provided educators with a number of vexing legal issues regarding, for example, the conflict between parents' religious rights and a state's educational interest.

Robert E. Carlson and Karin K. Coyle, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1989, p. 1-10

 

A STUDY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOME SCHOOLS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION

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This study was to develop a profile of existing home schools in an attempt to find some common characteristics of them and their operators.  The study was also designed to identify some of the concerns parents have about public schools by examining their reasons for choosing home schooling as an alternative.

Donald Edward Wynn, Sr., Vol. 5, No. 1, 1989, p. 11-20

THE EFFECT OF HOME SCHOOLING ON THE LEADERSHIP SKILLS OF HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS

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The purpose of this study to explore the state of the art of home schooling in Washington state, particularly in the rural and urban areas of Puget Sound, to determine the extent to which those conditions that foster leadership in children and adolescents are operating in the home schooling experience.

Linda Montgomery, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1989, p. 1-10