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RIGHT TO HOMESCHOOL: Seeking A Free Speech Right to Homeschool

Record: Jennifer Karinen, “Finding a Free Speech Right to Homeschool: An Emersonian Approach.” The Georgetown Law Journal, 105, No. 1 (2016): 191-215. [Abstract] Summary: Karinen, a lawyer in New York and graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, in this article explains that a right to homeschool, … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING AS A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT: A Look at Pierce and Meyer

Record: David M. Wagner, “Homeschooling as a Constitutional Right: A Close Look at Meyer and Pierce and the Lochner-Based Assumptions They Made About State Regulatory Power” in Oklahoma City University Law Review (2014): 1-30. [Abstract] Summary: Wagner is a former professor from Regent University … Continue reading

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WHO KNOWS BEST: Constitutional Principles and Homeschooling

Record: Linda Wang, “Who Knows Best? The Appropriate Level of Judicial Scrutiny on Compulsory Education Laws Regarding Home Schooling” in Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, 25 (Winter 2011); 413-448. Summary: Wang, who earned her J.D. from St. John’s … Continue reading

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TOLERANCE AND LIBERTY: Michael Farris Defends Homeschooling

Record: Michael Farris, “Tolerance and Liberty: Answering the Academic Left’s Challenge to Homeschooling Freedom” in Peabody Journal of Education 88, no. 3 (2013): 393-406. Summary:  Farris, the United States’ most influential homeschooling leader for the past 25 years, here summarizes … Continue reading

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PARENTAL EDUCATION RIGHTS IN THE U.S. AND CANADA: a Doctoral Dissertation

Record Julio Alberto Lagos, “Parental Education Rights in the United States and Canada: Homeschooling and its Legal Protection” (J.C.D. Dissertation, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, 2011) [Available Here] Lagos’ dissertation seeks to explain the understandings that have emerged in … Continue reading

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THE PRIMA FACIE CASE AGAINST HOMESCHOOLING: A Critique, Part 1

Record: Randall Curren and J. C. Blokhuis, “The Prima Facie Case Against Homeschooling” in Public Affairs Quarterly, 25, no. 1 (January 2011): 1-19. Curren, a distinguished philosopher of education, and Blokhuis, a recent graduate student of Curren’s who is now … 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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RACE AND EDUCATION AT THE CROSSROADS: A Hypothetical Thought Experiment

Record: Consuelo Valenzuela Lickstein, “Race and Education at a Crossroads: How Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 and Wisconsin v. Yoder Shed Light on the Potential Conflict Between the Black Homeschooling Movement and K-12 Affirmative … Continue reading

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HOW TO REGULATE HOMESCHOOLING: An Argument for Minority Parents’ Rights

Record: Courtenay E. Moran, “How to Regulate Homeschooling: Why History Supports the Theory of Parental Choice” in University of illinois Law Review, 2011, no. 3 (2011): 1061-1094. [Available Here] Summary: Moran, a J. D. candidate at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

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WHOSE CUSTODY IS IT ANYWAY: PARENS PATRIAE and Homeschooling

Record: J. C. Blokhuis, “Whose Custody is it Anyway?: ‘Homeschooling’ from a Parens Patriae Perspective,” in Theory and Research in Education, 8, no. 2 (August 2010): 199-222.  [Abstract available here] Summary: Blokhuis, Assistant Professor of Education at Renison University College … Continue reading

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