The U.S. Census Bureau is assisting with a study for the National Center for Education Statistics, within the U.S. Department of Education. In an effort to improve a web survey, we are specifically looking for parents of children homeschooled in the equivalent grades of K-12 to participate in a one-time voluntary web survey and provide feedback after taking it. 

Please note: This study is only for parents who homeschooled their children prior to the COVID19 pandemicIf you are currently homeschooling your child because your child’s typical school is closed due to COVID19, we are unable to use your participation in this study. 

To qualify, you must also live in the Maryland – Washington DC – Virginia area.

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If you are eligible and participate in the study, you will receive $40 as a thank you for your participation.

What will I be doing in this study?

You will be asked to complete a brief survey.  You will also be asked questions about your experience and perceptions of the web survey.

How long is a session? 60 minutes

When and where?

The study will be held June 1, 2020 to June 26, 2020. You will be asked to participate at your home using Skype for Business to share your computer screen with a Census Bureau researcher.

Interested in participating?

Call Kevin Younes at (301) 763-4979 or send an email to You’ll be asked you some screening questions to determine if you are eligible for the study. If you are selected to participate, you’ll be scheduled for participation in June 2020.

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