Homeschooling in full view : a reader /

This, a first full-scale edited book, is a reader that describes, discusses and analyzes homeschooling from an array of different and international perspectives. We portray the energy of this movement in this volume, looking at the history of "education writ large," in a larger social, pol...

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Other Authors: Cooper, Bruce S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Greenwich, CT : Information Age, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Bruce S. Cooper
  • A homeschool research story / Brian D. Ray
  • Homeschooling and the common school nightmare / Donald A. Erickson
  • Homeschooling : worldwide and compulsory state education / Charles D. Glenn
  • Homeschooling for liberty / Tom Smedley
  • Away with all teachers : the cultural politics of homeschooling / Michael W. Apple
  • Through the lens of homeschooling : a response to Michael Apple and Rob Reich / Nicky Hardenbergh
  • Why home schooling should be regulated / Rob Reich
  • Behind the trend : increases in homeschooling among African American families / Venus L. Taylor
  • Legal rights for homeschool families / Scott L. Somerville
  • The effectiveness of homeschooling students with special needs / Steven L. Duval1
  • Home schoolers : how well do they perform on the SAT for college admissions? / Clive R. Belfield
  • Homeschooled students and the Ivy League : gaining admissions to highly selective universities in the United States / Joy Marean, Marc Ott, Matthew J. Rush
  • Homeschooling : a British perspective / Sean Gabb
  • Homeschooling : the case against compulsory school attendance laws / Tom Burkard, Dennis O'Keeffe.