WY: Wyoming Joins Other States in Pausing Accountability Requirements Amid COVID, Closures

WY: Wyoming Joins Other States in Pausing Accountability Requirements Amid COVID, Closures

January 9, 2021

Wyoming education officials officially announced their intent to request waivers of federal accountability requirements as outlined by ESSA amid the continued disruption of the pandemic. Wyoming joins a number of states making similar announcements while also indicating a desire or intent to administer statewide annual assessments, which typically inform state accountability structures, to gauge student learning and address student and school needs.