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Comments on “Reconstituting the Right to Education” by Joshua E. Weishart

Comments on “Reconstituting the Right to Education” by Joshua…

Attachment Theory and Home-Based Education

Brian D. Ray National Home Education Research Institute, Salem,…

Transition from Home Education to Higher Education: Academic and Social Issues

Erika M. L. Jones Del Rey Church, Playa del Rey, California 90293,…

Strengthening the Ties that Bind

A book review of Family Ties: Relationships, Socialization, and…

On Blacks Choosing Home-Based Education

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Many Americans today – whether plumbers, professors, painters, or politicians – believe that children and youth should attend public schools so they can have proper individual lives and be part of the best social life that advances the best corporate societal life. This sentiment is consistent with major changes that occurred regarding education during the mid- to late-nineteenth century.

Parental Reasons By Grade Level

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Do Parental Reasons to Homeschool Vary By Grade? Evidence from the National Household Education Survey, 2001

In general, younger and older homeschooled students are educated at home for the same reasons: parents believe they can provide them a better education (47%) and for religious reasons (41%). However, there are some differences in reasons according to the grade levels of the students.

Guillermo Montes, Ph.D., Volume 16, Number 4, 2006, p. 11-17

Social Skills: A Comparison Study

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Social Skills of Home Schooled and Conventionally Schooled Children: A Comparison Study 

Addresses the socialization issue regading the home educated through the use of a social-skill measure that examined parents’ perceptions of their children’s social skills. The purpose of this research was to determine whether home-educated children’s social skills differ from those of a paired comparison group of conventionally schooled children.

 

David J. Francis, Psy.D., and Timothy Z. Keith, Ph.D., Volume 16, No. 1, 2004, p. 15-24