Category Archives: Civics

SOCIALIZATION, ACCULTURATION AND INDIVIDUALIZATION: Occurrence in Home Education

Record: Oz Guterman and Ari Neuman, “What are we educating towards? Socialization, acculturization, and individualization as reflected in home education.” Educational Studies, 43, No. 3 (2017): 265-281. [Abstract] Summary: Neuman is senior lecturer of education at Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel, and Guterman is a professor … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING AND YOUNG ADULT OUTCOMES: Evidence from Cardus 2011 and 2014

Record: David Sikkink and Sara Skiles, “Homeschooling and Young Adult Outcomes: Evidence from the 2011 and 2014 Cardus Education Survey” (2015): 1-16. [Available Here] Summary: Cardus Religious Schools Initiative released their first survey in 2011 (review available here). They later released their … Continue reading

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SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES: A Review of the Literature

Record: Joseph Murphy, “The Social and Educational Outcomes of Homeschooling” in Sociological Spectrum 34, no. 3 (April 2014), 244-272. [Abstract Here] Summary: Murphy, a professor at Vanderbilt University and author of the excellent book-length review of homeschooling scholarship Homeschooling in … Continue reading

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WHY DOES THE APPLE FALL FAR FROM THE TREE: How Children Abandon their Parents’ Views

Record: Elias Dinas, “Why Does the Apple Fall Far From the Tree? How Early Political Socialization Prompts Parent-Child Dissimilarity” in British Journal of Political Science (April 2014): 1-26.  Introduction: This article is not explicitly about home education.  Its central question, … Continue reading

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HOME SCHOOLING: A CQ Researcher Report

Record: Marcia Clemmitt, “Home Schooling: Do Parents Give their Children A Good Education?” CQ Researcher 24, no. 10 (7 March 2014), pp. 217-240. [Available Here] Summary: The CQ Researcher has long been an influential publication, especially among politicians and others … Continue reading

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DOES HOMESCHOOLING PROMOTE INTOLERANCE: A Quantitative Study

Record: Albert Cheng, “Does Homeschooling or Private Schooling Promote Political Intolerance? Evidence from a Christian University” in Journal of School Choice 8, no. 1 (2014): 49-68. [Abstract Here] Summary and Critique: Cheng, a doctoral student at the University of Arkansas, … Continue reading

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WHY WE NEED HOMESCHOOLING: A Critique of Democratic Education

Record: Perry L. Glanzer, “Saving Democratic Education from Itself: Why We Need Homeschooling” in Peabody Journal of Education 88, no. 3 (2013): 342-354. Summary: Glanzer, an education professor at Baylor University, here argues that homeschooling provides a helpful corrective to … Continue reading

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New Homeschooling-themed Issue of the PEABODY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION

Every so often an academic journal decides to devote an entire issue to the topic of homeschooling.  Here is a list of such themed issues: International Journal of Elementary Education 3, no. 1 (October 2010). Theory and Research in Education … Continue reading

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Joseph Murphy Reviews Kunzman and Gaither, “Homeschooling: A Comprehensive Survey of the Research”

Joseph Murphy, is the Frank W. Mayborn Chair of Education and Associate Dean at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.  He has authored over 20 books, including, most recently, Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement, of which you can read … Continue reading

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