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Title:  1.1 Million Homeschooled Students in the United States in 2003
Description: This brief uses data from the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) to estimate the number of homeschooled students in the United States in 2003 and to discuss the reasons parents decide to homeschool their children. The brief also shows that the number of homeschoolers, and the proportion of the student population they represent, has increased since 1999.
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Cover Date: July 2004
Web Release: August 2, 2004
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2004115
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Dan Princiotta and Stacey Bielick (ESSI), and Chris Chapman (NCES)
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Chris Chapman.
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