no child left behind http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Requests Waiver From No Child Left Behind Tutoring Provision http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-requests-waiver-no-child-left-behind-tutoring-provision <p>The Wyoming Department of Education wants federal officials to allow schools labeled as "needing improvement" to provide tutoring and remedial help to students.</p><p>Under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, schools that need improvement—based on state assessments—are not allowed to provide tutoring, forcing students to turn to outside providers.</p><p>Brent Young is Assistant Director of Instruction at Laramie County School District 1. He says allowing struggling schools to provide these services is positive.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:54 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59069 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Requests Waiver From No Child Left Behind Tutoring Provision Arapahoe School District names new superintendent http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/arapahoe-school-district-names-new-superintendent <p>Fremont County School District 38 in Arapahoe has a new acting superintendent.</p><p>Former assistant superintendent Chantell Denson stepped in last week when former Superintendent Jonathan Braack left to take over the Niobrara County School District.</p><p>During the 16 months Braack was superintendent, the once struggling Arapahoe Schoo&nbsp;met No Child Left Behind’s requirements for Annual Yearly Progress for the first time under the Safe Harbor program.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 15:36:23 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 41093 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Arapahoe School District names new superintendent Wyoming education officials confident that students are improving http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-education-officials-confident-students-are-improving <p>Under No Child Left Behind benchmarks, 14 Wyoming School Districts and 180 schools failed to make what is called Adequate Yearly Progress.&nbsp; That is a large increase from last year, but Wyoming’s Department of Education says that does not necessarily mean there is cause for alarm.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:57:34 +0000 Bob Beck 30341 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming education officials confident that students are improving