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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
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
Ray, Brian D. – National Home Education Research Institute (NJ3), 2006
This fact sheet presents the following general facts and trends. Homeschooling may be the fastest-growing form of education in the United States and it is also growing around the world in many nations. There are about 2 million homeschool students in the United States. There were an estimated 1.9 to 2.4 million children (in grades K to 12) home…
Descriptors: Home Schooling
Ray, Brian D. – National Home Education Research Institute (NJ3), 2004
For nearly 20 years, critics and the curious have been asking about the homeschooled: But how will they do in the "real world" of adulthood? As a corollary, they have also asked: What about socialization? This unique study takes a look at the lives of over 7,000 adults from across the United States who were home educated during their…
Descriptors: Income, Employment, Citizen Participation, World Views
National Home Education Research Institute (NJ1), 2001
This National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) fact sheet outlines general characteristics of home schooling families, academic performance of home schooled students, and information regarding questions of social and emotional adjustment of home schooled children. [The National Home Education Research Institute's mission is to: (1)…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Family Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Social Adjustment