HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT NINE: Abuse

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, "A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Nine" Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here]

Summary: This post reviews the ninth installment of HARO's survey of homeschool alumni. For the other installments in the series please click on the following links:

  1. Installment 1: Background and Summary
  2. Installment 2: Demographics
  3. Installment 3: Academics and Non-Academics
  4. Installment 4: Food and Health
  5. Installment 5: Religion
  6. Installment 6: Present and Future
  7. Installment 7: Sexuality
  8. Installment 8: Mental Health
  9. Installment 9: Abuse

The ninth installment of HARO's survey explores the respondents’ reports of child abuse, their feelings about spanking, and their understanding of child protective services. Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT EIGHT: Mental Health

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, "A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Eight" Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here]

Summary: This post reviews the eighth installment of HARO's survey of homeschool alumni. For the other installments in the series please click on the following links:

  1. Installment 1: Background and Summary
  2. Installment 2: Demographics
  3. Installment 3: Academics and Non-Academics
  4. Installment 4: Food and Health
  5. Installment 5: Religion
  6. Installment 6: Present and Future
  7. Installment 7: Sexuality
  8. Installment 8: Mental Health
  9. Installment 9: Abuse

The eighth installment of HARO's survey explores the respondents’ previous mental health conditions, their families’ attitudes towards mental health, and the prevalence of self-harm and substance abuse. Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT SEVEN: Sexuality

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, "A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Seven" Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here]

Summary: This post reviews the seventh installment of HARO's survey of homeschool alumni. For the other installments in the series please click on the following links:

  1. Installment 1: Background and Summary
  2. Installment 2: Demographics
  3. Installment 3: Academics and Non-Academics
  4. Installment 4: Food and Health
  5. Installment 5: Religion
  6. Installment 6: Present and Future
  7. Installment 7: Sexuality
  8. Installment 8: Mental Health
  9. Installment 9: Abuse

The seventh installment of HARO's survey investigates the respondents' sexual orientation, gender identity, and attitudes towards sexuality.

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT SIX: Present and Future

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, "A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschool Movement, Installment Six" Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (15 April 2016). [Available Here]

Summary: This post reviews the sixth installment of HARO's survey of homeschool alumni. For the other installments in the series please click on the following links:

  1. Installment 1: Background and Summary
  2. Installment 2: Demographics
  3. Installment 3: Academics and Non-Academics
  4. Installment 4: Food and Health
  5. Installment 5: Religion
  6. Installment 6: Present and Future
  7. Installment 7: Sexuality
  8. Installment 8: Mental Health
  9. Installment 9: Abuse

The sixth installment of HARO's survey investigates the respondents' current living situations as well as their career status. Continue reading

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A CLASSROOM AT HOME: Children and MOOCs

Record: Yin Yin, Catherine Adams, Erika Goble, and Luis Francisco Vargas Madriz, “A classroom at home: children and the lived world of MOOCs” in Educational Media International 52, no. 2 (2015): 88-99. [Abstract]

Summary: Yin, Adams, Goble, and Vargas Madriz are from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Education. In this study they qualitatively examine the experiences of children who participate in massive open online courses (MOOCs). Continue reading

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DOES IT REALLY MATTER IF THE ODD KID DIES?: A Look at the Death of Dylan Seabridge

Record: Chris Waterman, “Does it really matter if the odd kid dies?” in Education Journal 256 (2016): 15-19. [Abstract]

Summary: Waterman is the former Executive Director of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS). In this article he addresses the death of Dylan Seabridge, an eight-year-old, home educated child who passed away from scurvy, and how the British government could have prevented it. Continue reading

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FINANCIAL LITERACY: Comparison between Public School, Christian School, and Homeschooled Students

Record: Tricia Wright, “Comparing the Financial Literacy of Public School, Christian School, and Homeschooled Students” in Journal of Research on Christian Education 25, no. 1 (2016): 56-75. [Abstract]

Summary: Wright is the founder of Elite Educational Services, Inc. and completed this study while in the Ed.D. program at Bob Jones University. In this article she explores the personal finance literacy and behavior of Christian college students who attended public schools, Christian schools, and home schools. Continue reading

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PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING: Turkey

Record: Hünkar Korkmaz and Güler Duman, “Public understanding about homeschooling: A preliminary study” in Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences 116 (2014): 3891-3897. [Abstract]

Summary: Korkmaz and Duman are from the faculty of education at Akdeniz University in Antalya, Turkey. In this article they discuss the findings of a survey they conducted with 130 participants that aimed to determine the public understanding of homeschooling in the country of Turkey. Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING IN CHINESE MAINLAND: Parents' Perspectives

Record: Junya Zhao and Mastura Badzis, “Parents’ Perspectives on Homeschooling in Chinese Mainland” in International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research 78 (2014): 17-21. [Article]

Summary: Junya Zhao and Mastura Badzis are from the Institute of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia. In this article they describe the results of interviews that they conducted with three homeschooling parents in China. Continue reading

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AAISHAH'S CHOICE: Muslim Home Education in Australia

Record: Rebecca English, “Aaishah’s choice: Muslims choosing home education for the management of risk” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 5, no. 1 (2016): 55-72. [Article]

Summary: In this article, English, a Lecturer in Education at Queensland University of Technology, analyzes an interview with an Australian Muslim woman who home educates her children. Continue reading

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