Monthly Archives: December 2012

MATHEMATICS AND HOMESCHOOLING: A Missed Opportunity

Record: Kathleen Ambruso Acker, Mary W. Gray, Behzad Jalali, and Matthew Pascal, “Mathematics and Home Schooling” in Notices of the AMS 59, no, 4 (April 2012): 513-521. Summary: All four authors of this paper are affiliated with American University.  The … Continue reading

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A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS: A New Cardus Survey of Homeschooling in Canada

Record: R. Pennings, et al., “A Rising Tide Lifts all Boats: Measuring Non-Government School Effects in Service of the Canadian Public Good” (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2012).  Available for free download here. Summary: Back in 2011 I reviewed the first Cardus … Continue reading

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HEALTH CARE ACCESS: Homeschoolers and Health

Record: Alissa Cordner, “The Health Care Access and Utilization of Homeschooled Children in the United States” in Social Science and Medicine 75 (2012): 269-273. Summary: Cordner, a graduate student in sociology at Brown University, here offers her first foray into … Continue reading

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A PROFILE OF HOMESCHOOLING: Why do South Dakota Parents Homeschool?

Record: Bonnie F. Boschee and Floyd Boschee, “A Profile of Homeschooling in South Dakota” in Journal of School Choice: Research, Theory, and Reform 5, no. 3 (2011): 281-299. Summary: Floyd Boschee, emeritus professor of education at University of South Dakota, … Continue reading

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FREE TO LEARN: Homeschooling in Albania

Record: Timothy Hagen, “Free to Learn: The Rationale for Legalizing Homeschooling in Albania” in Central European Journal of Public Policy 5, no. 2 (December 2011): 50-85 [available fulltext here] Summary: Hagen, a professor of economics at Epoka University in Albania, … Continue reading

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WHEN ‘I DO’ BECOMES ‘YOU WON’T’: Homeschooling and Divorce

Record: Anthony Barone Kolenc, “When ‘I Do’ Becomes ‘You Won’t!’–Preserving the Right to Home School After Divorce” in Ave Maria Law Review 9, no. 2 (2010-2011): 263-302. Summary: Kolenc is a professor at Florida Coastal School of Law, homeschooling father … Continue reading

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EDUCATION, SCHOOLING, AND CHILDREN’S RIGHTS: How to Regulate Homeschooling

Record: Robert Kunzman, “Education, Schooling, and Children’s Rights: the Complexity of Homeschooling” in Educational Theory 62, no. 1 (February 2012): 75-89. Summary: Kunzman is author of Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling and … Continue reading

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