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THE SEARCH FOR SCHOOL SAFETY: African American Homeschoolers

Record: Garvey Musumunu and Ama Mazama, “The Search for School Safety and the African American Homeschooling Experience.” Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education, 9, No. 2 (2014): 24-38. [Full Article] Summary: Musumunu is a professor of sociology at Montgomery County Community College, and Mazama … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLING PRACTICES: Empirical Evidence

Record: Ama Mazama, “African American Homeschooling Practices: Empirical Evidence.” Theory and Research in Education, 14, No. 1 (2016): 26-44. [Abstract] Summary: Mazama, one of the leading researchers on African American homeschooling, is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Programs of the Department … Continue reading

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RESEARCH AND TRENDS IN STUDIES OF HOMESCHOOLING PRACTICES: Review of Selected Journals

Record: Khairul Azhar Jamaludin, Norlidah Alias, and Dorothy DeWitt, “Research and Trends in the Studies of Homeschooling Practices: A Review on Selected Journals” in The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (2015): 111-119. [Article] Summary: Jamaludin, Alias, and DeWitt are … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLING: Curriculum and Identity

Record: Ama Mazama and Garvey Lundy, “African American Homeschooling and the Question of Curricular Cultural Relevance” in Journal of Negro Education 82, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 123-138 [abstract here] Summary:  Mazama and Lundy have recently published several important articles on the motivations … Continue reading

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I’M KEEPING MY SON HOME: African American Males and Homeschooling

Record: Garvey Lundy and Ama Mazama, “‘I’m Keeping My Son Home’: African American Males and the Motivation to Homeschool” in Journal of African American Males in Education 5, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 53-74. [Available Here] Summary: Mazama and Lundy have … 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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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLERS: Religion and Race as Motivators

Record: Ama Mazama and Garvey Lundy, “African American Homeschoolers: The Force of Faith and the Reality of Race in the Homeschooling Experience” in Religion and Education 41, no. 3 (October 2014): 256-272.  [abstract here] Summary: In previous articles Mazama (of … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLING: A Large-Scale Study

Record: Ama Mazama and Garvey Lundy, “African American Homeschooling and the Quest for a Quality Education” in Education and Urban Society 20, no. 10 (2013): 1-22. [Abstract here] Summary:  Mazama, a professor of African American studies at Temple University, and … Continue reading

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Cheryl Fields-Smith Reviews Mazama and Lundy, “African American Homeschooling as Racial Protectionism”

Record: Mazama, A. and Lundy, G. (2012). African American homeschooling as racial protectionism. Journal of Black Studies, 43(7), 723-748. Summary: Mazama and Lundy conducted a study of homeschooling among 74 African American families representing metropolitan communities across the South, Midwest, … Continue reading

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