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This post very briefly reviews William Jeynes, “Chapter 5: The Rise of Homeschooling as a Modern Educational Phenomenon in American Protestant Education” in the International Handbook of Protestant Education (2012), co-edited by Jeynes.

Jeynes is a professor of education at California State University Long Beach, and this is not the first time on the blog I’ve found work with his name on it to be substandard and poorly edited.  This book chapter is very weak.  It is basically a summary of the literature on homeschooling, but it’s not a very good one.  (more…)

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This post briefly reviews William Jeynes, ed., Family Factors And The Educational Success Of Children(New York: Routledge, 2010).

I was excited to obtain this book given the promising title.  But my excitement soon dissipated upon reading.  Only two of the chapters deal with homeschooling, and neither of these is very compelling.  (more…)

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