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Sarajlic, Eldar – Theory and Research in Education, 2019
In this article, I address the relation between children's authentic identity development and homeschooling. I show the limitations of claims that homeschooling protects children's authenticity. I argue that the aim of homeschooling is the reproduction of parental beliefs and culture, which is inimical to the development of authentic children's…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Child Development, Self Concept, Personal Autonomy
Robson, Kelly; Graziano, Lynne; O'Neal Schiess, Jennifer – National Comprehensive Center at Westat, 2020
Consistent, reliable data are hard to come by given vastly differing opinions on the role states should play in creating structures, tracking data, and monitoring outcomes on homeschooling. The goal of this brief is to cut through some of this complexity and provide policymakers with an objective resource on homeschooling, including what is known…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Outcomes of Education, Educational Policy, Parent Attitudes
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Mandel, Kinga Magdolna – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2020
Introduction: In the presented article, we are looking for the solutions and challenges of homeschooling in terms of further education and labour market inclusion. Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to discuss the conceptual framework of a research-initiative on homeschooling. What are the consequences? Because of a lack of adequate state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Compulsory Education, Labor Market
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Conejeros-Solar, Maria Leonor; Smith, Susen R. – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2021
Homeschooling has been a growing movement worldwide since the 1970s and a research topic for the last 30 years in Australia. Despite this body of knowledge, no studies have focused specifically on gifted homeschooling in this country. Using a qualitative approach, 10 mothers of 10 gifted children were interviewed; data were analysed using…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Home Schooling, Foreign Countries, Mothers
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Reaburn, Robyn – Issues in Educational Research, 2021
Homeschooling, where parents take on the prime responsibility for their children's education, is a growing phenomenon in Australia. Homeschooling is different from distance education or the education at home that has taken place in the COVID-19 pandemic in that the parents make all the decisions about their children's education, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement
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McCabe, Marta; Belánová, Andrea; Machovcová, Katerina – Journal of Pedagogy, 2021
Although still a marginalized practice, homeschooling is on the rise internationally and across socio-economic groups. Moreover, the current COVID-19 pandemic has shifted additional attention to homeschooling. However, much of the available research is primarily concerned with the current day-to-day practice of homeschooling and little attention…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, COVID-19, Pandemics, Graduates
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de Laat, Gita Mateja; Dadic, Katarina; Kardum, Rona Bušljeta – Educational Process: International Journal, 2020
In this study we describe a short history of homeschooling in Europe, with particular emphasis on Slovenia and Croatia. We describe the legal frameworks of both countries, with a focus mostly on Slovenia where homeschooling is legal, whilst in Croatia it is not legal. To find out how parents think about homeschooling and especially their thoughts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Legal Responsibility, Parent Attitudes
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Matthews, Michael S. – Educational Review, 2020
In 1988, Van Galen proposed two distinct categories to describe homeschooling parents -- ideologues and pedagogues. Her model has been widely cited in the homeschooling literature. In the 30 years since the introduction of these identifiers, homeschooling in the United States has experienced tremendous growth due to a number of intersecting…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Informal Education, Academically Gifted, Educational Change
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Thomas, Jesse – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
This study provides a rare opportunity to look inside the homeschool and to observe the routines of homeschooling families from across the United States. With more than 1000 survey participants, and nine parents selected for interviews, the compiled data were analyzed through open coding techniques. Meaningful aspects that arose from the routines…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Interviews, Parent Surveys, Time Factors (Learning)
McShane, Michael Q. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2021
All across the country, in traditional public, public charter, and private schools, entrepreneurial educators are experimenting with the school day and school week. Hybrid Homeschools have students attend traditional classes in a brick-and-mortar school for some part of the week and homeschool for the rest of the week. Some do two days at home and…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Futures (of Society), School Schedules, Teacher Attitudes
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Ray, Brian – Journal of Pedagogy, 2021
The purpose is to briefly summarize forty years of research on the learner outcomes of the modern homeschooling movement and address whether educators should be promoting home education. Studies show that homeschooling (home education) is generally associated with positive learner outcomes. On average, the home educated perform better than their…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Correlation
Ray, Brian D. – National Home Education Research Institute, 2015
Homeschooling--that is, parent-led home-based education--is an age-old traditional educational practice that a decade ago appeared to be cutting-edge and "alternative" but is now bordering on "mainstream" in the United States. It may be the fastest-growing form of education in the United States. This article describes the…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Matthews, Michael S. – Journal of School Choice, 2018
Homeschooling only has become a choice for many families of gifted children during the last two decades, as the number of gifted families has grown steadily along with the general homeschool population (Lubienski, Puckett, & Brewer, 2013). The current study examines a group of homeschooling mothers of gifted children who publish and maintain…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academically Gifted, Mothers, Electronic Publishing
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Carlson, Janet F. – School Psychology, 2020
The article discusses salient factors that influence the current context within which homeschooling occurs. Individual states have applied various approaches to establish regulations that both preserve the rights of homeschooling parents and fulfill the state's obligation to ensure that its residents receive the education to which they are…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academic Achievement, Socialization, Special Education
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de Beer, Louw; Vos, Deon; Myburgh, Jeannine – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2020
Homeschooling is an alternative method of teaching where parents take the responsibility of education and teach their children at home. This method of education is increasing worldwide. Various authorities around the world have taken note of this trend and recognized homeschooling as an alternative method of education in their legislation. The…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Comparative Education, Parents as Teachers, Parent Attitudes
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