Month: November 2016

Lillie S.: “I was never once asked if I felt safe at home”

“I was never once asked if I felt safe at home. I was never asked if lessons frequently degenerated into screaming and tears. I wasn’t asked if my sister and I were hit on a semi-daily basis. No… Read More

Should We Be Concerned about Low Homeschool SAT-Taking?

One of the homeschool lobby’s most touted claims is that homeschooled students score higher than public school students on the SAT. This claim, highlighted in a June 2016 news release by the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI),… Read More

New Homeschool Data Raises Questions about STEM Access

For Immediate Release: New data released by the NCES sparks concern over homeschoolers’ STEM access Canton, Ma., 11/7/16—To date, most research on homeschooling has been limited by its reliance on volunteer convenience samples, because few states collect or report… Read More