Home Schooling

Home Schooling

by Cindy Mur

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737714111
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: At Issue Series
Pages: 107
Product dimensions: 6.76(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction9
1.Home Schooling Is Becoming More Common12
2.Home Schooling Is Increasing Among African Americans22
3.The Challenges of Home Schooling26
4.Home Schooling Is a Legitimate Alternative to Public Schools35
5.Public School Is a Better Choice than Home Schooling40
6.Children Who Are Home Schooled Succeed Academically43
7.There Is Little Evidence That Home Schooling Is Successful55
8.Home-Schooled Students Are Well Socialized58
9.Home Schooling Deprives Children of Important Social Lessons61
10.Home Schooling Affects Families Positively64
11.Home Schooling May Hide Parental Instability or Abuse67
12.Home Schooling Is Vital to America70
13.Home-Schooled Students May Fail to Learn America's Cultural Heritage80
14.Cooperation Between Public Schools and Home-Schooling Parents Is Needed82
15.Self-Directed Learning Prepares Children for Adulthood87
16.Home-Schooled Students Excel in College90
Organizations to Contact97
Bibliography100
Index102

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