Effectiveness Of Homeschooling

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Effectiveness of Homeschooling
The Department of Education in the United States of America is continuously changing public education regulations and homeschooling regulations. Many states have their own regulations for curriculum in homeschooled education lessons and state requirements. Even though the common American citizen suggest that homeschooling lacks the opportunities of socialization skills needed to be successful in life, homeschooling has been proven to be more effective than public schooling through several studies throughout the United States because of specialized curriculum to meet students’ needs, home-schooled children have the tendency to excel academically, and have set a strong foundation for life.
Homeschooling offers specialized
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(2005).p56-63.) The curriculum may vary depending on any outside resources being used such as getting guidance through local school districts for set curriculum and guidelines for state educational regulations for standard testing such as K-12 or Connections Academy.
Over years of studying the progress of homeschool education through the United States, many studies that have taken place throughout the United States have concluded that children who come from a homeschooled background tend to excel academically compared to children educated through public education. “In the study, homeschoolers scored 34–39 percentile points higher than the norm on standardized achievement tests. The homeschool national average ranged from the 84th percentile for Language, Math, and Social Studies to the
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Brian D. Ray also states ‘The home-educated are doing well, typically above average, on measures of social, emotional, and psychological development. Research measures include peer interaction, self-concept, leadership skills, family cohesion, participation in community service, and self-esteem. “This evidence shows that there is no lack of socialization skills that will be needed beyond high school. “Those students in the sample with homeschooled backgrounds are not only adjusted psychologically, but they also report higher academic achievement in many different college and university settings, ranging from private colleges to large public universities.” Drenovsky, Cynthia K. (2012). p19-34. 16p. Students who are homeschooled are successful at adjusting to the change of a homeschooled environment to college life, in addition, homeschooled children have a high rate of attaining higher education past high school and are often sought out by local colleges and state universities. Students who are homeschooled have been showing higher testing scores overall compared to students who were schooled through public schooling. “Numerous studies of homeschoolers ' achievement show that homeschoolers score exceptionally well on standardized

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