Date of Award

1996

Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Occupational/Tech Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.

Abstract

The problem of this study was to analyze students receiving home schooling and their family characteristic variables relating to academic achievement. The following research questions were intended to develop a plan of attack to reach conclusions: Do home school students have higher percentile scores on standardized achievement tests than national average? Do home school students have higher percentile scores in specific subject areas on standardized achievement tests than the national average? Do family characteristics relate to student achievement?

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