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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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