Category Archives: Health

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH & BODY COMPOSITION: Parental Influence on Homeschool Children

Record: David Wachob and Robert Alman, “Parental influence on the cardiovascular health and body composition of homeschool children.” International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 8, No. 3 (2015): 305-311. [Abstract] Summary: In this article, Wachob and Alman from the Indiana University of … Continue reading

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UNIVERSITY-BASED HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM: Physical Education

Record: David A. Wachob, “Starting a University-based Physical Educational Program for Homeschooled Children.” Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 86, No. 3 (2016), 34-41. [Abstract] Summary: Wachob is an assistant professor of health and physical education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who started a … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOL AND UNDERAGE DRINKING: Comparison to Public and Private Schoolers

Record: Robert A. Thomson and Sung Joon Jang, “Homeschool and Underage Drinking: Is It More Protective than Public and Private Schools?” in Deviant Behavior 37, no. 3 (2016): 281-301. [Abstract] Summary: Thomson is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Baylor University, … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUGS: Homeschool Findings

Record: Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Kristen P. Kremer, Brandy R. Maynard, Greg Roberts, and Sharon Vaughn, “Are homeschooled adolescents less likely to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs?” in Drug and Alcohol Dependence 155 (2015): 97-104. [Abstract] Summary: Michael Vaughn (lead author), Kristen … Continue reading

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HARO 2014 INSTALLMENT FOUR: Food and 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 Four” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (1 April 2015). [Available Here] Summary: This post reviews the fourth installment of HARO’s survey of … Continue reading

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CHILD TORTURE AS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE: Homeschooling’s Role

Record: Barbara L. Knox, Suzanne P. Starling, Kenneth W. Feldman, Nancy D. Kellogg, Lori D. Frasier, and Suzanna L. Tiapula, “Child Torture as a Form of Child Abuse” in Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma 7, (2014): 37-49. Summary:  The authors, affiliated … Continue reading

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The HARO 2014 Survey of Homeschool Alumni

Record: Coalition for Responsible Home Education, “A Complex Picture: Results of the 2014 Survey of Adult Alumni of the Modern Christian Homeschooling Movement” Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out (2 December 2014).  Available Here. Summary:  Readers of these reviews are likely familiar … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLED ADOLESCENTS: Drugs, Delinquency, and Grade Level

Record: Sharon Green-Hennessy, “Homeschooled Adolescents in the United States: Developmental Outcomes” in Journal of Adolescence 37, no. 4 (June 2014): 441-449 [Abstract here] Summary:  Green-Hennessy is a psychology professor at Loyola Maryland.  After beginning with a very strong lit review, … Continue reading

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