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Elective home education

Author: Simon Webb
Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, UK ; Sterling, VA : Trentham Books, 2011.
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Thousands of children in the UK and millions in the USA are educated at home by their parents. The book presents an overview of the phenomenon of elective home education in the United Kingdom, contrasting it with the situation in the USA. It examines the history of the practice and discusses why more and more parents are choosing not to send their children to school.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Webb
ISBN: 9781858564821 1858564824
OCLC Number: 645678294
Description: vii, 131 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Home education yesterday; Chapter 2 The situation today; Chapter 3 What do Home Educators actually do?; Chapter 4 The research; Chapter 5 The legal situation; Chapter 6 Home education - for and against; Chapter 7 Between two extremes - a possible way forward.
Other Titles: Elective home education in the UK
Responsibility: Simon Webb.

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This highly readable and informative book takes the reader through the pros and cons, the pedagogical research and legal aspects of elective school education British Journal of Educational Technology Read more...

 
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