ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENTS: PROMISES AND PROBLEMS FOR HOME-BASED EDUCATION POLICY

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The past two decades have witnessed an amazing proliferation of alternative educational options. Magnet schools, single-sex schools, ethnic academies, choice programs, public, private; as a nation, we seem willing to try almost anything that will improve the woeful state of American education..

Gregory J. Cizek, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1991, p. 13-21

SOCIALIZATION OF HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN: A SELF-CONCEPT STUDY

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Socialization is the home schooling concern most frequently mentioned by parents, educators, legislative assemblies, and judicial systems inferring that home schooled children need to be around other children in order to be socialized.

Steven W. Kelley, Vol. 7, No. 4, 1991, p. 1-12

HOME SCHOOLING MOVEMENT PARTICIPATION: A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

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The purpose of this paper is to present a theoretical framework for analyzing the social movement participation of home schooling parents.

Henry V. Hadeed, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1991, p. 1-9

SOCIALIZATION OF HOME SCHOOL CHILDREN VERSUS CONVENTIONAL SCHOOL CHILDREN

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The purpose of this study was to answer the question, Are home schooled children advantaged or disadvantaged in their social adaptation/self-esteem by being educated at home?.

Paul Kitchen, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1991, p. 7-13

SELF-CONCEPT OF BAPTIST CHILDREN IN THREE EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS

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Proponents of home schooling view socialization in schools as negative, and outline ways in which it is possible to provide positive socialization through home schools.

Norma S. Hedin, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1991, p. 1-5

HOME SCHOOLING PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS IN KANSAS: A NATURALISTIC INQUIRY INTO THEIR CONCERNS AND...

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This study is a naturalistic inquiry into the concerns and functions of home schooling parent support groups in Kansas as determined by home schooling parent support group leaders. It provides an analysis of characteristics found in common among the various autonomous groups.

Celia Bishop, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1991, p. 11-16

SOCIALIZATION PRACTICES OF CHRISTIAN HOME SCHOOL EDUCATORS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA

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The focus of this study was to identify and describe methods and practices which home school educators are using to meet the socialization needs of their children.

Kathie Carwile Johnson, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1991, p. 9-16

CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHICAL INFLUENCES ON THE HOME SCHOOLING MOVEMENT*

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This was an historical-descriptive study. Its purpose was to determine the nature of the philosophical ideas that are currently influencing the home schooling movement through a content analysis of a representative sample of books, magazines, workshop materials, and curriculum resources that have been targeted at the home schooling market in recent years.

Mary E. Hood, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1991, p. 1-8