Després, Blane. (2013) A question of resistance to home education and the culture of school-based education. Peabody Journal of Education, 88(3), 365-377, DOI: 10.1080/0161956X.2013.798512. (Author provides a theoretical and in-depth evaluation of why school-based educators resist homeschooling. He opens a philosophical and systems-based conversation on this topic. “[Abstract] Public educator resistance to home education is
Whitehead, LeRoy E. (2007). Toward a re-thinking of mass public schooling: A personal exploration. Encounters on Education, 8(Fall), 203 – 219. Retrieved 7/15/13 from http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/encounters/article/view/581/769. (There is no notable focus on homeschooling in this article. Mentions homeschooling 3 or 4 times; e.g.: “There are a proportionally small but continually growing number of families and individuals
Watkins, Maria A. C. (1997). Are there significant differences in academic achievement between homeschooled and conventionally schooled students? Master’s thesis, University of Alberta, Canada. Retrieved 7/3/13 from http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk2/ftp04/mq22736.pdf. (“Abstract: The homeschool movement is one of the fastest growing segments of education in North America. Because of this growth, parents, public school officials, judiciary, and legislators
Wake, Wake, Bev. (2000, September 7). Home-schooling gets top marks. Ottawa Citizen. Published 9/7/00 online www.ottawa.com. (This is not research. Reports on homeschoolers learning online. A mother reports how CD-ROMs and online resources help her children learn better. All about how computers help homeschooling. Quotes Dallas Miller of the Home School Legal Defence Association of
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