Home Education Across the United States
How Many Hours Per Day Are Spent Watching Television & Video Tapes?
     This study also measured the time home schoolers spent watching television and video tapes each weekday. These data were compared to those for public school students. Simply put, home school children spend substantially less time watching TV than do public school children (Figure 15.0).
Figure 15.0

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Footnote: * Data reported for K-12 home school students’ weekday viewing.
     ** Data reported for 13-year-olds are fairly representative of 9-, 13-, and 17-year-olds, based on tables from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research & Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics (1996, November). National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) trends in academic progress [trends report and appendices]. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education

Copyright © 1997 Brian D. Ray & HSLDA
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