WY-TOPP

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 officials expressed some frustration Monday to local legislators regarding a bill passed in 2022 that requires school districts to use specific literacy screening and intervention tools as outlined by the Wyoming Department of Education and implement...

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) performance goals for Newcastle High School. 

Both Newcastle Elementary School and Newcastle High School administrations have completed their mandated Wyoming Department of Education (DOE) School Improvement Plans after the two schools were designated as “partially meeting expectations” as a result of performance on last year’s statewide...
Both Newcastle Elementary School and Newcastle High School are preparing improvement plans to submit to the state after the schools were designated as “partially meeting expectations”  by the Wyoming Department of Education.  “School performance is evaluated on a combination of student performance...
CASPER — Wyoming’s 2022 scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress dropped slightly from 2019, mirroring a countrywide trend of decreasing scores on the test following the COVID-19 pandemic.  National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) testing is administered every two years...
SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 1 Board Trustees agreed to present two resolutions to the Wyoming School Boards Association encouraging more support for students in special education and removing corporal punishment in public schools. Trustees voted unanimously in favor at a special...
CHEYENNE — Wyoming public schools were criticized by charter school advocates at a State Loan and Investment Board meeting Tuesday.  The SLIB is considering applications from proposed charter schools in Chugwater, Mills and Cheyenne and heard presentations and public comment for two.  Applicants...
CASPER —Wyoming ranks above average in the nation for student reading performance. But this ranking doesn’t show the full picture.  Raw scores reveal that many Wyoming students struggle with reading. That’s a problem a bill signed into law last week seeks to address.  The ultimate goal of Senate...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   WY-TOPP scores released in late August show varied results across Weston County School District No. 1, according to Sonya Tysdal, curriculum coordinator. Rankings for each grade, third through 10th, vary from the top quartile to near the bottom of the 48 districts in...
Schools won’t be held accountable for statewide test results   By Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming school districts will still administer state standardized tests to the best of their ability this school year, but they won’t be held accountable for...
State Board of Education considers suspending testing performance accountability this year   By Kathryn Palmer  Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s 48 school districts might not be held accountable for their students’ performance on state standardized tests this...

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