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ERIC Number: EJ1054570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 84
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1558-2159
African American Homeschool Parents' Motivations for Homeschooling and Their Black Children's Academic Achievement
Ray, Brian
Journal of School Choice, v9 n1 p71-96 2015
This study explores the motivations of African American parents for choosing homeschooling for their children and the academic achievement of their Black homeschool students. Their reasons for homeschooling are similar to those of homeschool parents in general, although some use homeschooling to help their children understand Black culture and history. The average reading, language, and math test scores of these Black homeschool students are significantly higher than those of Black public school students (with effect sizes of 0.60 to 1.13) and equal to or higher than all public school students as a group in this exploratory, cross-sectional, and explanatory nonexperimental study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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