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Wyoming Seeks to Have After-School Programs Supplement School Day

A waiver application pursued by the Wyoming Department of Education would allow community education programs, like those commonly offered by the Boys and Girls Club, to operate during school hours to both supplement learning opportunities but also provide increased childcare options amid school closures. The...

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Wyoming’s New School Report Card

The Pine Bluffs Post reports that a “new tool for parents, educators, and others to access information about Wyoming schools and districts is now available.” The Wyoming Department of Education has created a “user-friendly website to house its State Report Card, as required under ESSA. “Transparency...

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Seven More States Need Specifics

The Dept. of Education sent letters to Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming enumerating federal feedback on their ESSA plans.

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WY Dept. of Education Begins Statewide Listening Tour

The Wyoming Dept. of Education is beginning its statewide listening tour and published an online survey to continue stakeholder engagement on the implementation of ESSA in Wyoming. “This really is an effort to continue the stakeholder engagement we began this summer with the virtual town...

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WY Dept of Education Holds Virtual Town Hall, More to Follow

The Wyoming Department of Education held a virtual town hall meeting last week to gather public input on the implementation of ESSA. The meeting was the first of five that are being held this month and in August focused on standards and assessment. The next town hall...

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