U.s. Department Of Education
Wyoming will not receive a federal waiver that would ease consequences for schools under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to a Wyoming Department of Education email obtained by the Star-Tribune.
SHEPHERD — The mezzanine at the Shepherd High School gym currently holds wrestling mats and softball nets and not much else.
CHEYENNE — The U.S. Department of Education is seeking more information from the Wyoming Department of Education on its spending of federal funds under Superintendent Cindy Hill.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is one of 19 states nationwide that allow schools to paddle students.
Wyoming is holding off a year in its request for a waiver that allows the state relief from the federal No Child Left Behind Act in exchange for state educational reform efforts, because the state isn’t ready to meet the waiver’s required timeline.
For the first time in many years, there won’t be a summer program to help Montana veterans prepare for college.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – This may be the last year for fifth-graders to take part in Cheyenne’s Starbase Academy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is getting more money from the federal government to improve its lowest-achieving schools.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Education has granted an extension on Wyoming's request for a waiver from federal education standards.
After failing to come to an agreement with complainants alleging inequality between boys’ and girls’ sports facilities, Butte School District No. 1 will conduct an investigation by mid-January into its locker rooms, practice and competitive facilities and plan to remediate any inequalities found.
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.
Just over three-quarters of the Billings School District 2 students who started high school as freshmen in 2007 -- or who joined the school later -- graduated as seniors in 2011.
LAME DEER — Natalie Parker, the new music teacher at Lame Deer Junior High, already has proof of how the arts can change students.
COLUMBUS — It became official on Friday — Columbus High School is a National Blue Ribbon Award winning school.
TORRINGTON — Federal education officials told Wyoming Thursday it should keep administering the state proficiency exam for high school juniors next year.
The “Turnaround Arts” initiative got one step closer to reality Wednesday for the junior high students in Lame Deer.
When the U.S. Department of Education announced the annual grant winners for the TRIO Upward Bound program last month in Washington, D.C., the impact was felt by hundreds of students and their families in Montana. And it wasn’t good news.
A free "Return to Learn" seminar is planned at Montana State University Billings on Thursday and Friday.
CASPER, Wyo. — More than $3 million will be available this year to Wyoming school districts to "turn around" the state's lowest-performing schools.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming officials plan to compete with other states for federal grant money for early childhood education — if the guidelines match Wyoming values and federal strings aren’t too burdensome.