During the month of October we proudly recognize:
- National Principals Month
- Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
- National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month
- National Youth Substance Use Prevention Month
- Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- National Arts and Humanities Month
Wyoming has kicked off its FAFSA campaign in full and the new FAFSA application is now available. We have brought the updated application, that is easier to navigate, plus many resources to the front and center for counselors, students, and parents across the state. And, if you are at the next UW game, stop by the Hathaway Scholarship table before the game to get a little Hathaway and FAFSA “swag.”
Wyoming Agriculture in the Classroom (WAIC) offers free resources for teachers including science curriculum and teacher trainings. All content is aligned with Wyoming’s content and performance standards and UW credit is given for participating in trainings.
IN OTHER NEWS:
- On Thursday, September 30 the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security held a hearing titled “Protecting Kids Online: Facebook, Instagram, and Mental Health Harms.” To learn more, click here.
- The Institution of Education Sciences (IES) released a report examining district strategies for remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wyoming. To read the report, click here.
- The Hunt Institute released “The COVID Constituency: Emerging Priorities for Education Leaders.” The report examines the state of education in the U.S. both before and during the pandemic and provides recommendations for States and districts. To read the report, click here.
Students in Thermopolis took a step back in time to 1920 at the grand re-opening of the Middleton one-room schoolhouse.
Memo to be released today: