It has been assumed by proponents and opponents of home schooling alike that the home schooled child, who spends little time in institutional school‑related activities with peers, encounters different types of opportunities for interaction with adults, peers, and other children than does the traditionally schooled child, who spends up to eight hours a day at school with peers..
April Chatham-Carpenter, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1994, p. 15-24
Are home school students getting a good education? The literature reviewed for this study provides evidence that home schooled children, as a group, are getting a good education and are performing academically on a par with their public school peers..
Terry J. Russell, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1994, p. 1-13