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State: Schools are ready for new online test

State: Schools are ready for new online test

Last spring’s practice run of a new statewide exam has shown that Montana schools are ready to test students online, state K-12 education officials say.

August 14, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…

Test changes mean release delay for PAWS results

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It may be a while before parents find out how their students did on PAWS, the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.

July 01, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

Data on free and reduced lunch misses eligible students

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming tracks academic progress among its poorest students using a system that, while flawed, is the best method available today, state education officials say.

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Gazette opinion: Let Montana make the call on student testing

In July, Montana’s superintendent of public instruction, Denise Juneau, wrote to the federal Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and made a simple request: Let the state replace an old test with a new one that will better measure students’ learning and Montana’s adherence to Adequat…

September 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Common Core, Obama’s role, NCLB and student testing: What are the facts?

HELENA – While Montana’s new Common Core standards for public schools are being attacked by some as a nationalized education agenda, driven by the Obama administration, school officials here say Montana adopted the standards on its own terms.

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Wyoming Department of Education seeks waiver of federal progress requirements

The Wyoming Department of Education has asked its federal counterpart to freeze language arts and math standards established by the No Child Left Behind education law at 2011 levels rather than allow them to increase to 2012 levels for the state.

July 04, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Montana schools won't seek new waiver from federal No Child Left Behind

Montana schools won't seek new waiver from federal No Child Left Behind

HELENA — Montana’s top school official said Wednesday that the state won’t ask the Obama administration for new exemptions from the federal No Child Left Behind Act because they’re too expensive and don’t make sense for Montana.

December 07, 2011 5:33 pmLoading…

Wyoming scores above national average in math, reading

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming students score higher than the national average in reading and math but haven't made huge gains in the past decade, according to results from the latest national education assessment released Tuesday.

November 01, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Enzi works toward bipartisan education bill

Enzi works toward bipartisan education bill

CASPER, Wyo. -- More input and amendments from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are needed before U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., will sign on to a major overhaul of federal education law.

October 14, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming opts out of No Child Left Behind waivers

CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming is one of only 11 states that did not submit letters of intent to apply for flexibility in complying with federal education accountability law.

October 14, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming officials seek more information on No Child Left Behind waivers

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  — Wyoming education officials say they want more information on the option to opt out of parts of the No Child Left Behind law before deciding whether to apply for waivers like other states.

October 02, 2011 10:57 amLoading…

Montana, federal officials compromise on education

HELENA  - State and federal education officials reached a compromise on Montana's No Child Left Behind benchmarks Monday, the deadline for the state to comply or risk losing some of its funding.

August 15, 2011 1:47 pmLoading…

Montana schools improve on No Child Left Behind progress -- but 200-plus still missing

HELENA — Three-fourths of Montana’s schools met their progress goals under the federal No Child Left Behind Act this year, the state reported Friday — although Montana has set those goals lower than the federal government wanted.

August 05, 2011 5:45 pmLoading…
Billings School District 2 Adequate Yearly Progress

Billings School District 2 Adequate Yearly Progress

Adequate Yearly Progress Summary for Billings School District 2 for the 2010/2011 school year.

August 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
SD2 falls further behind in NCLB race but students continue to improve

SD2 falls further behind in NCLB race but students continue to improve

Many Billings schools missed meeting their reading and math proficiency requirements this year under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

August 04, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

Fewer schools meet federal goals

CASPER, Wyo. — Test scores have increased in the past two years, but fewer Wyoming schools and districts are meeting federal education benchmarks.

July 19, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Feds: No advice on old PAWS results

CASPER, Wyo. — Federal education officials said they don’t advise states on how to use the results of state standardized tests, contrary to claims made Wednesday by the state’s top education official.

July 08, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Education officials threaten to curb Montana funding

HELENA - Federal education officials are warning that Montana must get in line with its No Child Left Behind benchmarks by Aug. 15 or risk losing some of its funding.

July 08, 2011 1:41 pmLoading…

Enzi helps lead federal education reform

CASPER, Wyo. — Overhaul of federal education law will be a bipartisan, bicameral effort, federal lawmakers said Wednesday.

January 26, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Three-fourths of Wyo schools make 'adequate progress'

CASPER, Wyo. — Better graduation rates moved five Wyoming high schools out of the federal "school improvement" category in 2010, a feat that will become more difficult in the next four years.

December 07, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

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