Homeschooling in the United States: A review of select research topics

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  • Milton Gaither Messiah College

Palavras-chave:

Homeschooling. Home education. Academic achievement. Curriculum.

Resumo

The U.S. homeschooling movement has grown steadily since the early 1980s. In that time, a growing body of academic literature has been published that assesses various aspects of the phenomenon. This article first explains some of the methodological issues surrounding this literature as it has developed. It then summarizes the findings of the literature with respect to the following topics: the history of homeschooling, demographics (including parental motivation), academic achievement, and transition to college/adulthood.

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Biografia do Autor

Milton Gaither, Messiah College

Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. 

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GAITHER, M. Homeschooling in the United States: A review of select research topics. Pro-Posições, Campinas, SP, v. 28, n. 2, p. 213–241, 2017. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/proposic/article/view/8650335. Acesso em: 27 nov. 2021.

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