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Ray, Brian D. – National Home Education Research Institute (NJ3), 2009
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…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academic Achievement, Population Growth, Social Development
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Hossain, Ziarat; Shipman, Virginia – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2009
This study examined mothers' and fathers' reports of their time spent in their school-age children's care and academic work and the relationships between socioeconomic status and social support variables with fathers' time spent in children's care and academic work within two-parent Mexican immigrant families. Mother and father dyads from 79…
Descriptors: Mothers, Family Size, Sex Role, Immigrants
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2008
Each edition of the IDRA Newsletter strives to provide many different perspectives on the issues in education topics discussed and to define its significance in the state and national dialogue. This issue focuses on Enlightened Public Policy and includes: (1) The Status of School Finance Equity in Texas (Albert Cortez); and (2) Disciplinary…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Court Litigation, State Aid, Educational Finance
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 2002
As a result of lengthy deliberations and review of evidence-based proven practices by the Leadership in Action Program in Maryland, this action agenda details 6 goals, 25 strategies, and 106 action steps determined as most critical to ensuring that all of Maryland's children will enter school ready to learn. The action agenda was submitted to the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Change Strategies, Child Care
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, Washington, DC. – 1989
This handbook presents annotated "snapshots" of 10 innovative family literacy programs, almost all of which were begun by an individual with a vision of a new way to solve a demanding educational problem. Profiles depict, in terms of background, characteristics, evidence of success, and advice to policymakers and practitioners, the: (1)…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy