Monthly Archives: February 2017

A TALE OF TWO RIGHTS: The Danger of Individual Rights

Record: Robin West, “A Tale of Two Rights.” Boston University Law Review, 94 (2014): 903-912. [Abstract] Summary: Are individual rights a danger to societal aspirations for equality, community, and democracy? This is the question that West, a Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgetown University, … Continue reading

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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND HOMESCHOOLING: It Depends on the Goals

Record: Ari Neuman and Oz Guterman, “Academic achievements and homeschooling—It all depends on the goals.” Studies in Educational Evaluation, 51 (2016): 1-6. [Abstract] Summary: Neuman is senior lecturer of education at Western Galilee College, in Akko, Israel, and Guterman is a professor in the Department … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS: Home Education Seen As Only Option in the UK

Record: Lynne Kendall and Elizabeth Taylor, “‘We can’t make him fit into the system’: parental reflections on the reasons why home education is the only option for their child who has special educational needs.” International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: Directory and Performance Review (2016 Update)

Record: Gary Miron and Charisse Gulosino, Virtual Schools Report 2016: Directory and Performance Review. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, (2016). [Available Here] Introduction: This report is the fourth in an annual series published by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). The first report in 2013 … Continue reading

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