ERIC Number: EJ356411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Compulsory Education and Home Schooling: Truancy or Prophecy?
Pitman, Mary Anne
Education and Urban Society, v19 n3 p280-89 May 1987
Profiles the current trend of parents' choosing to educate their children at home. Provides data on the numbers and motivations of such parents and examines the surrounding legal issues. Challenges the premise of compulsory schooling on the basis of achievement data that document the superior performance of home-schooled children. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue on dropping out.