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Hatch honored as 2021 Wyoming Special Education Paraprofessional of the Year

◆ Trudy’s kind and gentle manner has endeared her to the people she works with and serves.   Trudy Hatch, after ten years serving the Special Education students at Cokeville High School, has been honored as the 2021 Wyoming Special…

Superintendent Erickson explains his view on proposed education funding cuts

Superintendent Matt Erickson spoke with SVI media this week about the recently completed accreditation visit from the Wyoming Department of Education and explained his views on what the legislature is calling “ghost positions” and how they are planning to cut…

Wyoming receives $43 million with federal literacy grant

◆ Statewide literacy task force will be launched. CHEYENNE (WNE) – Teachers could soon have a few more tools to promote reading in their classrooms, as the Wyoming Department of Education has received a federal grant totaling $43.3 million that…

About 100 Cheyenne junior high school school students told to stay home after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Roughly 100 students from Cheyenne’s McCormick Junior High were told to stay home Tuesday after a staff member at the school tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend….

Public health orders extended as Wyoming cases jump by 64

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — As Wyoming reported its single-day record for increase in lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the state’s current public health orders have been extended through Aug….

Wyoming given federal waiver from required student testing

◆ Wyoming Dept. of Education accepting comments. Provided by the Wyoming Department of Education The U.S. Department of Education (USED) granted Wyoming a waiver Friday from certain federal assessment and accountability requirements in light of the widespread school closures due…

Wyoming graduation rates up for sixth consecutive year

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced today that high school graduation rates increased to 82.1% in 2018-19, marking the sixth consecutive year of improvement from the class of 2013, where 77.6% of students graduated. Full graduation rate…