Newspaper Articles – Bruce Edward Walker

North Dakota Joins High School Civics Initiative

North Dakota has joined several states considering adoption of civics education requirements for graduating high school students.

History Curriculum Scrutiny Draws Protests in Colorado

Tempers flared in Jefferson County, Colorado after a school board member proposed increased scrutiny of the district’s Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum.

West Virginia School District Muscles Homeschoolers

Homeschooling families in Ritchie County, West Virginia have been subjected to a barrage of phone calls from the local school district intended to convince them to reenroll their children in public

Wyoming Continues Battle Over Science Standards

A 21st-century version of the classic range war is playing out in Wyoming.

Wyoming Continues Battle Over Science Standards

A 21st-century version of the classic range war is playing out in Wyoming.

Wyoming Continues Battle Over Science Standards

A 21st-century version of the classic range war is playing out in Wyoming.

Kansas Legislature Passes Education Tax Credits

Kansas lawmakers sent the governor a bill that would provide up to $8,000 for private-school tuition from scholarship funds established with donations from businesses. Gov.

Utah Tries Online Preschool, Mulls Expansion

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Utah legislators are debating whether to expand the state’s digital UPSTART preschool program or allocate more funding for traditional pre-kindergarten classroom education.

Study: Involving Parents in Education Helps Poor Preschoolers

Parental involvement is effective in improving lower-income preschoolers’ cognitive development, according to a study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Uni