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Butler, Mark H.; Harper, James M.; Call, Matthew L.; Bird, Mark H. – Education and Urban Society, 2015
Advocates of home-schooling claim a variety of positive educational and familial outcomes. Research is needed to examine possible effects of home-schooling on family relationships. We investigated family environment differences between home-schooling and public-schooling families matched in terms of family-centric orientation. Family cohesion was…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Family Environment, Family Relationship, Public Schools
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Davies, Amy Z. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
The tendency to view immigrant students as a monolithic group has masked the needs of specific groups of students. This study gives visibility to Sierra Leonean refugee students and indicates to policy makers, administrators, and teachers provisions that would facilitate the students' integration into the school system in the United States. The…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes, Refugees, Immigrants