Common Core State Standards Initiative
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Board of Education voted Friday to return a set of controversial K-12 science benchmarks to the state Department of Education for review, the first formal action since a committee of teachers unanimously endorsed the Next Generation Science Standards and the Legisl…
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Morning recess was over at Highland Elementary School and Dean Lapke directed his class of fifth-graders back to their desks. It was time for math.
CASPER, Wyo. — Before buying any test developed by a consortium of states or aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the Wyoming State Board of Education wants to study its options.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Board of Education is sticking with new statewide K-12 education standards in English, language arts and math despite critics who say the standards erode local control.
NEWCASTLE, Wyo. -- A bill to change what state statute says about multiple-choice testing and a bill to assert Wyoming's control over student data may be in the works following a meeting of lawmakers to discuss issues of education accountability here last week.
WASHINGTON — America’s public K-12 education system isn’t making the grade.
Over the next three years School District 2 will spend massive amounts of time and effort to adopt a set of nationwide curriculum standards for its schools.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers concerned with the state's adoption of national education standards said Thursday that they need more time to consider repealing the decision.
Most U.S. high school graduates aren’t ready to succeed in college, according to a recent report by ACT, the independent, nonprofit college testing company.
HELENA — The state’s top public school official, Denise Juneau, will be asking the state Board of Public Education on Thursday to adopt new, more rigorous academic standards aimed at better preparing Montana high school graduates for college and jobs.