CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The House Education Committee has endorsed a bill that could threaten Wyoming's participation in the Common Core State Standards for math and English language arts.
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.
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.
Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity, a cross-country tour focused on education reform, stopped in Billings on Thursday evening.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Delays and other changes Wyoming lawmakers made to the state's ongoing effort to improve K-12 public education during the recently completed legislative session have drawn praise from educators who say accountability shouldn't be rushed.
CHEYENNE — The state Senate has passed a bill that restarts parts of Wyoming's education reform effort.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Department of Education employees will have an opportunity to detail concerns about the department that they’ve expressed over the past several months to a team created by Gov. Matt Mead's office, the governor announced Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Senate has passed a bill that would develop a system to measure the performance of teachers, superintendents, principals and other educators.
CHEYENNE — The state Senate has decided that trying to hold specific teachers accountable for student performance is not workable.
CHEYENNE — A bill stripping the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction of most administrative duties passed the state Legislature on Friday despite concerns from some lawmakers about its constitutionality and the specter of a court challenge ahead.
CHEYENNE — A bill stripping the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction as head of the state Department of Education has received preliminary approval in the state House of Representatives.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The full Wyoming Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to a sweeping education reform bill that would drastically reduce the administrative role of state's top public schools official.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are set to discuss key issues this week, including a plan to strip power from the state's chief of schools, a measure to raise fuel taxes and a proposed supplemental state budget.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton-area school officials are supporting a proposal to delay school reforms around the state.
HELENA — A Republican state senator on Thursday outlined a sweeping proposal to reform Montana’s public schools and their funding, including an overhaul of academic standards and a $50 million a year cut in local school property taxes.
CASPER, Wyo. — After approving a report that detailed numerous failures by the Wyoming Department of Education to assist in developing a statewide accountability system, legislators gave initial approval to a bill that would shift several responsibilities and some funding from the department…
CHEYENNE — State lawmakers say the Wyoming Department of Education has missed a deadline to submit a written response to a report detailing numerous failures by the agency on implementing education reforms.
CASPER, Wyo. — Substantial problems in the way the Wyoming Department of Education handled this year's data required by No Child Left Behind indicate an inability to perform duties required by state law, according to a recent report to legislators.
CASPER, Wyo. — Fewer Wyoming school districts and schools met federal benchmarks for the 2011-12 school year, continuing a trend from the past few years.