ERIC Number: ED508160
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Home Education Reason and Research: Common Questions and Research-Based Answers about Homeschooling
Ray, Brian D.
National Home Education Research Institute (NJ3)
This is a brief review of research on a variety of topics related to home education and answers the most common questions asked regarding Homeschooling. Examples of the topics addressed are: the teaching parent's education level, academic achievement of students, population growth, philosophy, government (state) regulation and homeschool achievement, psychological and social development of students, and success of the home educated in adulthood. This booklet is a total 8 pages in length, full color, and in an 8.5" x 11" format. This report is excellent for many purposes (e.g., reading for a college course on alternatives in education, helping parents decide whether to Homeschool, to educate curious grandparents, and distribute to policymakers).
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academic Achievement, Population Growth, Social Development, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Parents as Teachers, Parents, Grandparents
National Home Education Research Institute. P.O. Box 13939, Salem, OR 97309. Tel: 503-364-1490; Fax: 503-364-2827; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nheri.org
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: National Home Education Research Institute