Study Rejects Basic Notions About Home Schooling

10/16/2001 | National Post (Canada)

A study by the Fraser Institute , a Canadian think tank, challenges the assumption that private or public school students have better social skills and fare better on standardized tests than home-schooled children. The report shows home-schooled students in Canada and the U.S. participate in a greater range of social activities than those at institutional schools and says they also score better on standardized tests. The study acknowledged that parents of home-schooled children generally are better educated than average.

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