Thursday, November 15, 2012

Homeschooling Goes Under the Microscope in New Peabody Research

"A common worry is that children who are home-schooled will not be socialized, but Murphy found that most of these students have very rich social networks."

“Homeschool students are successful and they don’t perform worse than other students or seem to be disadvantaged in any way,” Murphy said. “If you have one teacher dedicated to one or two children, it’s a success equation, and so it doesn't surprise me [homeschooling] works.”

You can read the rest of the article here.