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NCES HOMESCHOOLING DATA: First Look from 2016

Record: Meghan McQuiggan, Mahi Megra, and Sara Grady, Parent and Family Involvement in Education: Results from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016, (NCES 2017-2012) (U.S. Department of Education: Washington, D.C., 2017) [Available Here] Introduction: Every four or five years, the … Continue reading

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NCES HOMESCHOOLING DATA: 2012 Complete Report

Record: Jeremy Redford, Danielle Battle, Stacey Bielick, and Sarah Grady, Homeschooling in the United States: 2012, (NCES 2016-096) (U.S. Department of Education: Washington, D.C., 2016) [Available Here] Introduction: Every four or five years, the National Household Education Survey developed by the National Center … 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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USING A SEEDED SAMPLE: Are Homeschoolers Over or Under Represented in Surveys?

Record:  Stacey Bielick, Lina Guzman, Astrid Atienza, and Andrew Rivers, “Using a Seeded Sample to Measure Response among Homeschooling Households” in Survey Practice 2, no. 9 (2009).  Available Here.  Summary:  Bielick and colleagues used a complex and creative sampling strategy … Continue reading

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New NCES Homeschooling Data!

Record: Amber Noel, Patrick Stark, and Jeremy Redford, Parent and Family Involvement in Education, from the National Household Education Survey Program of 2012, (NCES 2013-028) (U.S. Department of Education: Washington, D.C., 2013)[Available Here] Summary: Every four years the National Center … Continue reading

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RESISTING THE STATUS QUO: Black Homeschoolers in Atlanta and Washington DC

Record: Cheryl Fields-Smith and Monica Wells Kisura, “Resisting the Status Quo: The Narratives of Black Homeschoolers in Metro-Atlanta and Metro-DC” in Peabody Journal of Education 88, no. 3 (2013): 265-283. Summary:  Fields-Smith of the University of Georgia, whose pathbreaking work … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING IN AMERICA: A Book-Length Survey of Homeschooling Research

Record: Joseph Murphy, Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement (Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 2012). Murphy, Associate Dean at Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University and author of many, many books and articles on a wide range of … Continue reading

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