Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement (Paperback)

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A surprising portrait of homeschooling today

Today, two million U.S. children are homeschooled, and their numbers have grown meteorically. Preeminent educational scholar Joseph Murphy draws on research spanning four decades to offer a revealing and balanced look at the growth of the homeschooling movement. Readers will find:

  • A complete history of the homeschooling movement
  • Demographic insights on today's homeschooling families
  • Discussion of motivations for homeschooling, and how those vary among different groups
  • Comprehensive information on how homeschooled students fare academically, socially, and professionally
  • An illuminating perspective on how the homeschooling movement is influencing public education and society overall

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452205236
ISBN-10: 145220523X
Publisher: Corwin Publishers
Publication Date: August 8th, 2012
Pages: 188
Language: English