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Education : there's no place like home

Author: Michael W Doyle; Ed Cundiff; Karen Heisler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2000.
Series: Alternative education : choices beyond the public school system.; Today's life choices.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent statistics indicate that more than two million students in the U.S. are taught at home. Why are so many parents opting to educate their children themselves? Is it wariness occasioned by the perception that public schools are one-size-fits-all intellectually, violent and dangerous physically? Or are they intent on adding a fourth R to the traditional three? This film examines the home schooling phenomenon  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Doyle; Ed Cundiff; Karen Heisler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9780736519090 0736519092
OCLC Number: 45344147
Credits: Editor, Mark Stephenson ; videographers, Randy Armstrong ... [et al.] ; script editor, Marian Doyle.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gus Gnorski, with interviewees Chris Klicka, Karen Sandock, Kris Ballard, Gilbert Wilkerson, Yuri Maricich, Bill Chu, Meotis Erikson, Leonard De Fiore, David Sikkink ... [et al.].
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Alternative education : choices beyond the public school system.; Today's life choices.
Other Titles: There's no place like home :
Responsibility: University of Notre Dame ; executive producer/producer, Michael W. Doyle ; producer, Ed Cundiff ; writer, Karen Heisler.

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Recent statistics indicate that more than two million students in the U.S. are taught at home. Why are so many parents opting to educate their children themselves? Is it wariness occasioned by the perception that public schools are one-size-fits-all intellectually, violent and dangerous physically? Or are they intent on adding a fourth R to the traditional three? This film examines the home schooling phenomenon with advocates, families, and students.

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There's No Place Like Home: The Return to Homeschooling

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The growth rate of homeschooling continues to increase from 15 to 20% per year since 1981 and includes 3% of the 53 million school age children. The first part of the two part series, <I>Alternative Education: Choices Beyond the Public School System</I>, this video examines the homeschooling phenomenon...
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