Tag Archives: Journal of School Choice

TYPES OF HOMESCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS: Need Support for Children’s Academic Motivation

Record: Debra A. Bell, Avi Kaplan, and S. Kenneth Thurman, “Types of Homeschool Environments and Need Support for Children’s Academic Motivation.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 330-354. [Abstract] Summary: Bell is a former teacher, best-selling author, and the founder of … Continue reading

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HYBRID HOMESCHOOLS: Why Parents Choose Them

Record: Eric Wearne, “A Descriptive Survey of Why Parents Choose Hybrid Homeschools.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 364-380. [Abstract / Modified Version Available Here] Summary: Eric Wearne is Assistant Professor of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College. In this article he investigates … Continue reading

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HOME EDUCATION IN FRANCE: Widespread Ignorance

Record: Philippe Bongrand, “’Compulsory Schooling’ Despite the Law: How Education Policy Underpins the Widespread Ignorance of the Right to Home Educate in France.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 320-329. [Abstract] Summary: Bongrand is a researcher from the ÉMA Research Center in the … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN RIGHT TO HOME EDUCATION

Record: Michael P. Donnelly, “The Human Right to Home Education.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2014): 283-296. [Abstract / Modified Version Available Here] Summary: Michael P. Donnelly is Director of Global Outreach and Staff Attorney with the Home School Legal Defense Association … Continue reading

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ARE HOMESCHOOLERS PREPARED FOR COLLEGE CALCULUS?: Math Achievement

Record: Christian P. Wilkens, Carol H. Wade, Gerhard Sonnert and Philip M. Sadler, “Are Homeschoolers Prepared for College Calculus?” in Journal of School Choice, 9, no. 1 (2015): 30-48. [Abstract] Summary: Christian P. Wilkens and Carol H. Wade teach in the Department of Education … Continue reading

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HOMESCHOOLERS: Parental Motivations and Student Achievement

Record: Brian Ray, “African American Homeschool Parents’ Motivations for Homeschooling and Their Black Children’s Academic Achievement” in Journal of School Choice, 9, no. 1 (2015): 71-96. [Abstract] Summary: Brian D. Ray is the founder and current president of the National Home Education Research Institute. In … Continue reading

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HOME IS WHERE THE SCHOOL IS: Do Homeschooling Laws Increase Homeschooling?

Record: Rachana Bhatt, “Home is Where the School Is: The Impact of Homeschool Legislation on School Choice” in Journal of School Choice 8, no. 2 (2014): 192-212. [Abstract Here] Summary:  Bhatt, an economics professor at Georgia State University, here presents … 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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