Accountability

Wyoming State Board of Education to Hear Update on ESSA State Plan and New Accountability Results

November 8, 2018 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a one-day meeting, starting at 1 p.m. on November 16, 2018 via teleconference. The SBE will hear an update from the Wyoming Department of Education on proposed changes to Wyoming’s State ESSA Plan and the 2017-18 Accountability Results. The SBE will [...]

November 8th, 2018|Accountability, Meetings, News|

State Board Approves School Accountability Cut Scores

October 16, 2018 CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) approved cut scores for School Performance Ratings during their meeting in Casper on Friday. The cut scores determine if schools will receive a rating of Exceeding, Meeting, Partially Meeting or Not Meeting Expectations under the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act. The SBE accepted [...]

October 16th, 2018|Accountability, Meetings, News|

Wyoming State Board of Education Plans to Vote on Legislative Reports for State Systems of Support for Alternative Schools and Professional Judgment Panel

October 4, 2018 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a one-day meeting next week to approve indicator and school-level cut scores for the state accountability system as well as rules on school leader evaluation. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. on October 12, 2018 at the Pathways Innovation Center, [...]

October 4th, 2018|Accountability, Alternative Schedules, Meetings, News|

State Board of Education to Discuss Equity and Stakeholder Engagement During Board Retreat

September 14, 2018 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting on September 20-21, 2018 at the Lincoln County School District #2 Building in Afton. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 20 with a presentation from Sublette County School District #1 Superintendent Jay Harnack on Sublette #1’s teacher accountability system. The SBE [...]

September 14th, 2018|Accountability, Accreditation, Meetings, News|

State Board to Reconsider Leader Evaluation System Rules in June

May 21, 2018 CHEYENNE - The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) voted during their meeting on Friday not to promulgate the Chapter 29 rules on evaluation systems for district and school leaders. Instead, the SBE will vote on adopting emergency rules during its next meeting in June. The need to update the rules was prompted by [...]

May 21st, 2018|Accountability, Meetings, News|

Wyoming State Board of Education to Review Math, Extended Science, and Social Studies Standards For Public Comment during February Board Meeting

February 9, 2018 CHEYENNE  – The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) will hold a regular meeting in Cheyenne on February 15-16, 2018. The SBE will first convene as the State Board of Vocational Education (SBVE) to hear an update from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) on the State Perkins Plan as well as [...]

February 9th, 2018|Accountability, Meetings, News, Standards|

Phase 2 Accountability for School and district leaders to emphasize student growth

In February 2017, Gov. Mead signed Enrolled Act 31 into law that established Phase 2 Leader Accountability. Phase 1 of the 2011 WY Accountability in Education Act (WAEA) created mechanisms for school accountability that rated schools as Exceeding, Meeting, Partially Meeting, or Not Meeting Expectations. All schools are rated on achievement and equity. The measures [...]

January 10th, 2018|Accountability, Blog|

How are Wyoming schools held accountable?

Accountability is crucial to driving continuous improvement within our schools. It sets forth clear standards for achievement among our educators and administrators. Wyoming students benefit when they are assured that no matter where they attend school, the quality and standard of education they are receiving is equally rigorous across the state. As late as 2016, [...]

December 18th, 2017|Accountability, Blog|

State Board of Education Approves Change to Upton High School’s School Performance Rating

November 22, 2017 CHEYENNE  – During last Friday’s Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) meeting, the SBE approved the request from Weston County School District #7 to grant Upton High School an exemption from the Participation Rate in the state accountability model for their 2016-17 School Performance Rating. Upton High School initially earned a School [...]

November 22nd, 2017|Accountability, Accreditation, Meetings, News|

State Board of Education Approves Provider for Court Ordered Placement of Students and Accountability Report for the Joint Education Interim Committee

September 29, 2017 CHEYENNE  – During last week’s board meeting, the Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) voted to designate Meadowlark Academy in Cheyenne as an approved facility for court ordered placement of students and subsequent educational payments. The SBE also took action to approve a report about the work done by a Professional Judgement Panel [...]

September 29th, 2017|Accountability, Alternative Schedules, Meetings, News|