Posts Tagged ‘Casey Patrick Cochran’

This post reviews Roland Meighan, John Holt (London: Continuum, 2007).

Roland Meighan, a British intellectual/activist and the driving force behind Educational Heretics Press, (whose website houses an archive of his articles), here provides a guide to the educational writings of John Holt, a leading American critic of public education in the 1960s, who in the late 1970s became the key public voice of the homeschooling movement for nearly a decade.  (more…)

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This post reviews Tal Levy, “Homeschooling and Racism” in Journal of Black Studies (November 2007): 1-19. (Available fulltext here).

Levy, a political science professor at Marygrove College in Detroit, here offers 13 hypothetical reasons why various states passed homeschool legislation and puts each hypothesis to the test to see if it really explains the expansion of homeschooling.  (more…)

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