ERIC Number: EJ371455
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Explaining Home Education: Parents' Accounts of Their Decisions to Teach Their Own Children.
Van Galen, Jane A.
Urban Review, v19 n3 p161-77 1987
Interviews with 23 parents from 16 families revealed the following broad explanations for choosing home schooling: (1) home schooling will strengthen their families; (2) schools teach values and beliefs that directly contradict those that they want their children to learn; and (3) only they understand their children's special educational needs. (Author/BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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