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HOME VS. PUBLIC SCHOOLERS: DIFFERING SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

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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

 

CROSS-VALIDATION OF A MULTIVARIATE PATH ANALYSIS OF PREDICTORS OF HOME SCHOOL STUDENT ACADEMIC…

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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

WHY SOME PARENTS CHOOSE TO HOME SCHOOL

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This qualitative study has examined the major reasons why one group of parents choose to educate their children at home.

Steven Gray, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1993, p. 1-12

THE MISMEASURE OF HOME SCHOOLING EFFECTIVENESS (A Commentary)

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The balance of this commentary will attempt to substantiate that assertion and to provide suggestions for reconciling the objectives of home education with the goals of home education research..

Gregory J. Cizek, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1993, p. 1-4

HOME SCHOOLERS ON-LINE

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This research took a look into the computer network that many home schooling parents use..

Gregory J. Marchant, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1993, p. 1-9

SCIENCE INSTRUCTION OF HOME SCHOOLED TEENAGERS

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he single most important finding of my research is that parents do not teach science to their teenage home schoolers; the home schoolers teach themselves or are taught by some other source..

Joshua Hornick, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1993, p. 1-10

HOME SCHOOLING IN CONNECTICUT

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ATTITUDES OF PARENTS about public schools have been seriously affected by many factors: these include the perceived increase of secular humanism (i.e, the public institutionalization of humanistic values), drug usage, teenage pregnancy and sexual promiscuity, and concern about the attainability of former President Bush’s national goals for education..

John A. Fegley, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1992, p. 9-16

LEGAL CHALLENGES TO HOME SCHOOLING: A REVIEW OF RECENT CASE LAW

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THROUGHOUT HISTORY PARENTS have schooled their children within the confines of the home. It has been only in recent times that government has taken the responsibility to educate children in state operated schools..

Lyndon G. Furst, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1992, p. 1-8

 

 

SOCIALIZATION OF HOME SCHOOL CHILDREN

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This paper borrows from the concepts of the "interactional" school of thought, which holds that communication is the means by which people create social reality.

Thomas C. Smedley, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1992, p. 9-16

A COMPARISON OF SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT

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Parents, educators, legislators, and courts have questioned whether children schooled at home are as socially well adjusted as their agemates in traditional programs. Investigation of this possible difference was the focus of this study.

Larry E. Shyers, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1992, p. 1-8