African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges (Routledge Research in Education) by Ama Mazama

African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges (Routledge Research in Education)

Book Title: African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges (Routledge Research in Education)

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1138286990

Author: Ama Mazama


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Ama Mazama with African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges (Routledge Research in Education)

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Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they’ve developed to overcome potential obstacles. Citing current issues such as culture, religion and safety, the book challenges the commonly expressed view that black parents and their children have divested from formal education by embracing homeschooling as a constructive strategy to provide black children with a valuable educational experience.