CASPER, Wyo. -- The Natrona County School District board of trustees voted unanimously Monday night to postpone a decision on whether to continue funding a Chinese dual-language immersion pilot program at a Casper elementary school, though trustees agreed support for the program was strong.
Students graduating from Wyoming high schools this year performed worse on average on the ACT than the graduating class before them, according to data released by the Department of Education last week.
CASPER, Wyo. — Students tend to forget during the summer what they learned in school, but there are ways to help keep their skills sharp, educators say.
Advocates of allowing Natrona County School District students to learn in a foreign language for part of the day say they have found enough interested parents and educators to go ahead with the program.
Some Wyoming students will take an extra test this spring after they complete their required state assessments. However, the additional test won't determine if they've learned what they're supposed to; students will be testing the test.
Next year’s Natrona County School District freshmen will have to amass two additional credits over current requirements to graduate in 2017.
CASPER, Wyo. -- A handful of local educators and a national bestselling author believe research at Casper schools will change the course of education in America, with Wyoming leading the way.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Natrona County School District driver’s education students opened their textbooks the first morning of summer classes Tuesday. That afternoon, they applied what they learned about turns, complete stops and different kinds of intersections.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District has been put to the test this week, and the board of trustees will learn the results Thursday afternoon.
CASPER, Wyo. — Next year’s third-graders might learn a few more things than third-graders before them, as Wyoming teachers plan to incorporate new national standards this fall.
CASPER, Wyo. — Planning the construction of a new high school building and determining what will be taught inside it has become akin to the age-old question about the chicken and the egg.
State-mandated early foreign-language instruction could end next year because facilitating the instruction has become a burden on school districts throughout the state.
CASPER, Wyo. — Representatives from an Oregon charter high school visited Wyoming this week to introduce their school model to interested community members.