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Title:  1.5 Million Homeschooled Students in the United States in 2007
Description: This Issue Brief provides estimates of the number and percentage of homeschooled students in the United States in 2007 and compares these estimates to those from 1999 and 2003. In addition, parentsí reasons for homeschooling their children in 2007 are described and compared to 2003. Estimates of homeschooling in 2007 are based on data from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey (PFI) of the 2007 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES).
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Cover Date: December 2008
Web Release: December 23, 2008
Publication #: NCES 2009030
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Authors: Stacey Bielick
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:
Gail M. Mulligan.
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