Bibliography of Research on Homeschooling – International

Selected Key International Academic and Research References and Resources*

(or Home Education, Home-Based Education, or Home Schooling)

Copyright © 2015 by Brian D. Ray

June 25, 2015

Barratt-Peacock, John. (2003). Australian home education : A model. Evaluation and Research in Education, 17(2 & 3), 101-111. [Australia]

Barson, Leslie Safran. (2006). Learner-managed learning and home education: A European perspective. Bramcote, Nottingham, United Kingdom: Educational Heretics Press. [United Kingdom, Britain]

Budajczak, Marek. (2004). Edukacja domowa. Gdansk, Poland: Gdanskie Wydawnictwo Psychologiczne. (On home education in Polish; an academic treatise by Poland’s leading academic scholar on the topic of homeschooling.) [Poland]

Burkard, Tom, & O’Keeffe, Dennis. (2005) Homeschooling: The case against compulsory school attendance laws. In Bruce S. Cooper (Ed.), Home schooling in full view: A reader, p. 229-249. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. [United Kingdom, Britain, and international]

Cheng, Albert. (2014). Does homeschooling or private schooling promote political Intolerance? Evidence from a Christian university. Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform, 8(1), 49-68. (Peer-reviewed)

Cogan, Michael F. (2010, Summer). Exploring academic outcomes of homeschooled students. Journal of College Admission, Summer 2010, 18‑25. Also retrieved 12/20/10 from (Peer-reviewed)

Cooper, Bruce S. (Ed.). (2005). Home schooling in full view: A reader. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Duvall, Steven F. (2005). The effectiveness of homeschooling students with special needs. In Bruce S. Cooper (Ed.), Home schooling in full view: A reader, p. 151-166. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Duvall, Steven F., Ward, D. Lawrence, Delquadri, Joseph C., & Greenwood, Charles R. (1997). An exploratory study of home school instructional environments and their effects on the basic skills of students with learning disabilities. Education and Treatment of Children, 20(2), 150-172.

Gabb, Sean. (2005). Home schooling: A British perspective. In Bruce S. Cooper (Ed.), Home schooling in full view: A reader, p. 99-227. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. [United Kingdom, Britain]

Howell, Charles. (2005). Parental duty and the shape of the future. Home School Researcher, 16(3), 1-14. (Available

Klicka, Christopher J. (2004, August). Home schooling in the United States: A legal analysis. Available from Home School Legal Defense Association, PO Box 3000, Purcellville VA 20134,

Martin-Chang, Sandra; Gould, Odette N.; Meuse, Reanne E. (2011, July). The impact of schooling on academic achievement: Evidence from homeschooled and traditionally schooled students. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 43(3), 195-202. (Peer-reviewed)

Mayberry, Maralee, Knowles, J. Gary, Ray, Brian D., & Marlow, Stacey. (1995). Home schooling: Parents as educators. Newbury Park, CA: Corwin Press (of Sage Publ.).

Medlin, Richard G. (1996). Creativity in home schooled children. Home School Researcher, 12(1), 7-13. (Peer-reviewed.) (Available

Medlin, Richard G. (2013). Homeschooling and the question of socialization revisited. Peabody Journal of Education, 88(3), 284-297. (Peer-reviewed)

Meighan, Roland, (1997). The next learning system: And why home‑schoolers are trailblazers. Bramcote Hills, Nottingham, United Kingdom: Educational Heretics Press.

Montes, Guillermo. (2015). The social and emotional health of homeschooled students in the United States: A population-based comparison with publicly schooled students based on the National Survey of Children’s Health, 2007. Home School Researcher, 31(1), 1-9. (Peer-reviewed) (Available

Murphy, Joseph. (2012). Homeschooling in America: Capturing and assessing the movement. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, a Sage Company.

Qaqish, Basil. (2007). A comparison of home schooled and non-home schooled students on ACT mathematics achievement test.Home School Researcher, 17(2), 1-12. (Peer-reviewed) (Available

Ray, Brian D. (1994). A nationwide study of home education in Canada: Family characteristics, student achievement, and other topics. Salem, OR: National Home Education Research Institute.

Ray, Brian D. (2000). Home schooling for individuals’ gain and society’s common good. Peabody Journal of Education, 75 (1 & 2), 272-293. (Peer-reviewed)

Ray, Brian D. (2004). Home educated and now adults: Their community and civic involvement, views about homeschooling, and other traits. Salem, OR: National Home Education Research Institute.

Ray, Brian D. (2010, February 3). Academic achievement and demographic traits of homeschool students: A nationwide study. Academic Leadership Journal, 8(1). Retrieved June 25, 2015 (Peer-reviewed)

Ray, Brian D. (2013). Homeschooling associated with beneficial learner and societal outcomes but educators do not promote it. Peabody Journal of Education, 88(3), 324-341. (Peer-reviewed)

Ray, Brian D. (2015). African American homeschool parents’ motivations for homeschooling and their Black children’s academic achievement. Journal of School Choice, 9:71–96. (Peer-reviewed)

Ray, Brian D., & Eagleson, Bruce K. (2008, August 14). State regulation of homeschooling and homeschoolers’ SAT scores. Journal of Academic Leadership, 6(3). Retrieved August 25, 2008 from . (Peer-reviewed)

Rothermel, Paula. (Ed.). (2015). International perspectives on home education: Do we still need schools? London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rudner, Lawrence M. (1999). Scholastic achievement and demographic characteristics of home school students in 1998.Educational Policy Analysis Archives, 7(8); Retrieved 5/28/07 online (Peer-reviewed).

Shyers, Larry E. (1992). A comparison of social adjustment between home and traditionally schooled students. Home School Researcher, 8 (3), 1-8. (Peer-reviewed) (Available

Somerville, Scott W. (2005). Legal rights for homeschool families. In Bruce S. Cooper (Ed.), Home schooling in full view: A reader, p. 135-149. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Van Pelt, Deani (2003). Home education in Canada: A report on the pan-Canadian study on home education 2003. London, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Centre for Home Education, available [Canada]

Van Pelt, Deani. (2015). Home Schooling in Canada: The Current Picture—2015 Edition. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Fraser Institute. Retrieved June 16, 2015 .

* All of the items above and over 1,500 more are contained in the following resource:

Ray, Brian D. (2015). Home Centered Learning Annotated Bibliography (revised annually) – can be ordered online at the

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