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Title:  Issues Related to Estimating the Home-Schooled Population in the United States with National Household Survey Data
Description: This report compares two studies that have yielded disparate estimates of the rate of home schooling in the United States. The analysis focuses on the methodology used in the 1996 National Household Education Survey and the 1994 Current Population Survey, with particular emphasis on potential sources of error in estimating the home-schooled population.
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Cover Date: September 2000
Web Release: October 10, 2000
Print Release: October 29, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000311
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Robin Henke, Phillip Kaufman, Stephen Broughman, and Kathryn Chandler
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: Current Population Survey, October (CPS)
National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Stephen P. Broughman.
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