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  • Two Million Home Schooled, New Study Estimates

    01/11/2011 8:12:05 AM PST · by markomalley · 36 replies
    New American ^ | 1/11/2011 | Dave Bohon
    A new study from the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) estimates that there are over two million children currently being home schooled in the United States. The author of the study, NHERI’s president Dr. Brian D. Ray, analyzed data from both state and federal education agencies as well as private home-school groups, concluding that there are as many as 2.346 million home-schooled students across the nation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2010 there were about 54 million children between the ages of five and 17 in the U.S., meaning that nearly four percent of school-aged kids —...