Category Archives: Civics

HOMESCHOOLING AS AN ACT OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION

Record: Kristan Morrison, “Homeschooling as an Act of Conscientious Objection.” Journal of Thought, Fall-Winter 2014: 33-56. [Abstract] Summary: Kristan Morrison is an Associate Professor in Radford University’s College of Education and Human Development. In this article she considers how homeschooling may be considered … Continue reading

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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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