Research Study of Dual-Enrolled African American Homeschooled Students’ Perceptions of Preparedness for Community College

Study Overview: This study examines the perceptions of African American dual-enrolled homeschooled students recently or currently enrolled in community colleges located throughout the United States

Participant criteria:

Study participants must be:

(a) African American students (defined as students of African descent born and raised in the United States),

(b) 18 years-old or younger,

(c) Currently attending a community college or recently graduated from a community college while being homeschooled

(d) Parental consent if under 18.  

Approximately 5% of homeschooled children in the US are African American. This study wants to learn about the perceptions of African American homeschoolers who attend or recently attended community college while they were homeschooled during their high school years.

Ethical approval:

This research has been approved by the Morgan State University’s IRB Committee.

About the researcher:

Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a doctoral student at Morgan State University in the the Department of Advanced Leadership and Policy Studies within the School of Education and Urban Studies. You can reach her at

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