Opinion Pieces

Wearne, E. (2021). “Hybrid Homeschools: Big Battalions vs Little Platoons.” FORMA, Summer 2021.

Wearne, E. (June 15, 2021). “The Resilience of Hybrid Homeschools.” Vela Education Fund Stories blog. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (May 14, 2021). “The Growth of the Hybrid Homeschool Movement.” City Journal. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (April 15, 2021). “Bespoke Platoons.” Law & Liberty. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (November 12, 2020). “Don’t Overwater the Pods.” Imaginative Conservative. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (July 31, 2020). “Hybrid Homeschools and Civil Society.” Imaginative Conservative. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (May 12, 2020). “Parents Wade Into ‘Hybrid’ Homeschooling.” Daily Signal. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (April 8, 2020). “Coronavirus Closures Show the Value of Hybrid Homeschools.” The Federalist. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (April 3, 2020). “Hybrid Homeschools Offer Families Options Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty.” Georgia Public Policy Foundation. Retrieved from

Wearne, E. (August 18, 2017). “These Parents Put Their Kids in Schools Two or Three Days a Week and Love It.” The Federalist. Retrieved from


2021 May: Harvard Kennedy School / Taubman Center for State & Local Government: Post-Pandemic Future of Homeschooling Conference.  Is it Time for a Change to Homeschool Law?

2021 March: Clubhouse Room (hosted by Lisa Snell and Adam Peshek). “Today’s Homeschool: Diverse, Cooperative, Individualized.”

2021 February: Edge of Faith. Podcast: “Learning Today.”

2021 February: Interview with The Economist: “Covid-19 has persuaded some parents that home-schooling is better.”

2021 January:  edChoice.  Podcast: Big Ideas – “Defining Hybrid Homeschools in America”.

2020 November: Education Freedom Institute. Podcast: In Conversation with EFI: “Defining Hybrid Homeschools.”

2020 July: Georgia Legislative Policy Forum Panel Moderator: Opportunities for Education Adaptation. Georgia Public Policy Foundation.

2020 June: GHEX Homeschool Researchers’ Working Group Presentation.

2020 May: Georgia Policy Brief: Hybrid Schools. Georgia Public Policy Foundation.