WDE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Computer Science Performance Standards and Math Extended Standards

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education seeks public comment on the proposed Chapter 10 Rules, which include the proposed 2020 Computer Science Performance Standards and 2020 Math Extended Standards. Public comment may be submitted online, in person, or via mail, October 2-November 30, 2020. The standards documents and proposed Chapter 10 Rules can be found … Continue reading WDE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Computer Science Performance Standards and Math Extended Standards

Call for Participants and Community Input on Standards for Health, Physical Education, Fine & Performing Arts, and Mathematics Extended Standards

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) seeks Wyoming residents who are interested in serving on the following standards review committees: Health/Physical Education (Health/PE), Fine & Performing Arts (F&PA), and Math Extended. Standards outline what students should know, and be able to do, by the time they graduate. Standards are concise written descriptions that … Continue reading Call for Participants and Community Input on Standards for Health, Physical Education, Fine & Performing Arts, and Mathematics Extended Standards

Extended Standards

Extended Wyoming Content and Performance Standards The Extended Wyoming Content and Performance Standards define the essential knowledge and skills that allow students with the most significant cognitive disabilities to achieve high academic expectations and to access the general academic curriculum. The Extended Standards are linked to the grade-level Wyoming Content and Performance Standards. The Extended … Continue reading Extended Standards

WDE Seeks Public Input on Extended Math Standards and WY-TOPP Science Student Performance Level Indicators

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) seeks public input on the Proposed 2020 Wyoming Math Extended Standards and the Proposed WY-TOPP 2021+ Science Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs) that will be implemented in 2021. Standards and performance level descriptors for all subjects must be adopted by the Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) on a … Continue reading WDE Seeks Public Input on Extended Math Standards and WY-TOPP Science Student Performance Level Indicators

Public Input Sought On Proposed Math, Science Extended, And Social Studies Standards

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) has requested public input on the proposed 2018 Wyoming Math Standards, Science Extended Standards, and additions to the 2014 Social Studies Standards. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will collect the public input through an online survey and regional meetings. The changes in each content area … Continue reading Public Input Sought On Proposed Math, Science Extended, And Social Studies Standards

Governor Approves Update to Math and Social Studies Standards, Graduation Requirements, and Accreditation Rules

CHEYENNE – Governor Matt Mead has signed and approved amendments to rules and regulations regarding Wyoming’s statewide standards for Math and Social Studies, high school graduation requirements, and district and school accreditation. “Many stakeholders willingly came to the table to make sure all of these rules were updated to the benefit of Wyoming students, including … Continue reading Governor Approves Update to Math and Social Studies Standards, Graduation Requirements, and Accreditation Rules

Science Standards Cross the Finish Line

Dear Superintendents, There was a litany of education meetings across the state and nation this week. I wish I could have attended all of them and know that our agency was well-represented by WDE staff. Thank you for inviting us to be part of your important conversations! Wyoming’s science standards made it over the finish … Continue reading Science Standards Cross the Finish Line

Standards Revisions Enter Final Public Comment Period

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education is now taking public comment on Chapter 10 Rules on Wyoming Content and Performance Standards. Proposed revisions include Science Standards and K-1 English Language Arts Extended Standards. The proposed 2016 Wyoming Science Standards and K-1 ELA Extended Standards are available here. Public comment can be submitted through August 12, … Continue reading Standards Revisions Enter Final Public Comment Period

Public Input Being Taken on Proposed Standards Revisions

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming State Board of Education has requested public input on the proposed 2016 Wyoming Science Content and Performance Standards, as well as recommended changes to the K-1 English Language Arts (ELA) Extended Standards. The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) will collect the public input through online surveys and regional meetings. The State Board will then … Continue reading Public Input Being Taken on Proposed Standards Revisions

Standards Review

State law requires the standards in each content area be reviewed every nine years. Content areas are reviewed based on a Standards Review Timeline approved by the State Board of Education, who also set the Standards Implementation Timeline. The Standards Review Committee considers stakeholder input and follows the Wyoming Standards Design Criteria. The Standards Review Process usually takes 9-18 … Continue reading Standards Review