Lots of studies have been done on the effects of home education. Children who were educated at home fare higher on standardized achievement tests than peers in public school settings.
When homeschooled children are evaluated for social interaction, self-concept, self-esteem, and leadership skills, they typically score above the norm.
Article’s / studies
Homeschooling: from the extreme to the mainstream.
Academic statistics on homeschooling
Common Objections to Homeschooling- John Holt
Learning for Fun: Interview with Sandra Dodd – Unschooling Mom for 22 Years!55 Reasons to Homeschool
Henk Blok: is school echt zo belangrijk voor je sociaal-emotionele ontwikkeling?
Henk Blok: de effectiviteit van thuisonderwijs: een overzicht van onderzoeksresultaten.
The Natural Child
The grown unschooler opportunity network
Roya Repeating Herself- Talk by grown homeschooler
Inspirational website for unschooling parents
Home Education in the Netherlands
Nederlandse Vereniging voor Thuisonderwijs
Amsterdam Home Learners
Leiden Home Learners