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Math And Science Education

UW Science Initiative awaits legislative action

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Grand plans to overhaul University of Wyoming science programs and facilities are in the hands of the Wyoming Legislature and Gov. Matt Mead.

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State: Expect lower scores on revamped PAWS test

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When statewide K-12 reading and writing assessment scores are passed out next week, students and parents shouldn’t be alarmed if they see lower scores, a state education official said Thursday.

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Wyoming halts work on science teaching standards

RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Wyoming Board of Education has suspended work on new standards for science education in public schools until the state Legislature rescinds a recent mandate for those standards.

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Cokie and Steven V. Roberts: Lawmakers on both sides flunk math tests

There's a lot of hand-wringing about American students lagging their foreign counterparts in math skills. That should not be a big surprise, since many of our political leaders aren't very good at math either and deny the realities that numbers reveal. Republican Sen. John McCain recently la…

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Teen to represent Wyoming at national math contest

Teen to represent Wyoming at national math contest

GILLETTE, Wyo. — It was Timothy Hays’ last chance in the annual state Mathcounts competition and he made the most of it.

March 15, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…
Science Posse program trains new Wyoming teachers

Science Posse program trains new Wyoming teachers

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming Science Posse fellows are a unique breed, program coordinator Jan Truchot said. Not everybody can or wants to do what they do.

October 20, 2011 4:50 pm Photos



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