Home Schooling

Overview

An increasing proportion of parents in the United States are turning to home-based education for their children. If this trend continues, as much as two per cent of school-age children may be taught in this way by the end of the century.

Home Schooling presents an overview of home education which reflects its multidimensional nature. The volume also enhances the possibility of cooperative relations between professional and home educators. Parents, teachers, school board members ...

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Overview

An increasing proportion of parents in the United States are turning to home-based education for their children. If this trend continues, as much as two per cent of school-age children may be taught in this way by the end of the century.

Home Schooling presents an overview of home education which reflects its multidimensional nature. The volume also enhances the possibility of cooperative relations between professional and home educators. Parents, teachers, school board members and researchers will find this invaluable reading.

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Covers aspects of the home schooling movement, based on a 1990-1991 study of Washington, Utah, and Nevada home school parents and school district superintendents. Topics include demographic, religious, and political characteristics of parents, the relationship between home schools and conventional schools, home education laws and policies, and the future of home schooling. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803960763
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Series: Home Schooling Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Learning about Home Schools
The Home Education Movement
What We Know
Parents Who Teach Their Children at Home
Seeing through the Eyes of Parent Educators
The Relationship between Home Schools and Conventional Schools
Parents' Perspectives
Implementation of Policies and Views of Superintendents
The Future of Home Schooling

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