Home Education Across the United States
Are Computers a Part of Home Schools?
     Apparently quick to employ the cutting-edge technology of computers, 85.6% of home school families reported owning a computer and 83.7% say their children use it in their education. Compared to the national norms for all U.S. families (34% and 26%, respectively), home school families are setting a trend for equipping their children with resources for the 21st century (Figure 13.0).
Figure 13.0

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Footnote: * Data for all U.S. families based on table from United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (1996). Digest of education statistics 1996, Table 417: Access to and use of home computers, by selected characteristics of students and other users: October 1993 Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.


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