Wyoming Department of Education

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...
CHEYENNE — While applications have opened for candidates hoping to join the new Teacher Apprenticeship Initiative in the spring, funding is still up in the air for Wyoming K-12 school districts.  Officials from the Wyoming Department of Education and the Professional Teaching Standards Board who...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has produced a new safety video about the proper use of crosswalks.  The three-and-a-half-minute video, titled “Crosswalk Safety,” can be found on WYDOT’s YouTube channel at youtube. com/@WYDOTVIDEOS.  A link to the video was provided to all...

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...
CASPER — What first emerged years ago as an unusual practice by the Wyoming GOP State Central Committee now illustrates the extent to which some members of the Republican Party have moved the post defining what it means to be a conservative in the state.  The GOP State Central Committee passed a...
CHEYENNE— State Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder welled up with tears as he began a news conference on a topic he said he found disturbing and unsettling.  He organized Tuesday’s event at Little America Hotel and Resort to bring together stakeholders to inform the public on the...
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...
CASPER —The Wyoming Department of Education last week reached an agreement with the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board and U.S. Department of Labor finalizing guidelines for a new paid apprenticeship program that aims to address statewide teacher shortages.  The program, which recruits...
CHEYENNE — Just as they have in some other states and across the nation on average, scores on a college admissions test have dropped in Wyoming, recently released data show.  Nationally and locally, officials have said the COVID-19 pandemic has affected learning, and this has shown up in test...

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