Eric Wearne

About Eric Wearne

Eric Wearne is a faculty member in the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University. He has published several academic works on hybrid home schools in the Journal of School Choice, the Peabody Journal of Education, and Home School Researcher. Dr. Wearne has taught in K-12 hybrid homeschools and in a conventional public school as well. His book, Little Platoons: Defining Hybrid Home Schools in America, will be published in fall 2020 by Lexington Books.

Don’t Overwater the Pods

By |2020-11-06T15:26:09-06:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Education, Liberal Learning|

Ad hoc arrangements like “pandemic pods” have proven to be important for many children and their families this school year. Policies that push back against bullying public school systems and teacher unions are important, but for educational choice to truly become a feature of America’s K-12 educational landscape—and not a novelty—requires not only political encouragement, [...]

Hybrid Home Schools and Civil Society

By |2020-07-28T11:28:57-05:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Civil Society, Classical Education, Community, Education, Family, Liberal Learning|

As states and localities battle over issues from how or even whether to re-open schools, all the way to defining the circumstances under which small children will be required to wear masks, a devolution of decision-making is certainly welcome. Hybrid homeschools can provide many more families with a way to both get past virus-related issues [...]

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