No Child Left Behind

U.S. Senate Votes to Replace No Child Left Behind
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill replacing the much-criticized No Child Left Behind law. The legislation, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act, returns much of the control of education policy to the states. Wyoming Education Association President Kathy Vetter says the past 14 years of No Child L…
Wyoming Releases New School Progress Reports
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Education says 139 schools and six school districts in the state failed to meet federal education goals last year. The federal No Child Left Behind Act sets so-called adequate yearly progress benchmarks for schools to meet in order for all student…
State Super Says Fed Funding Comes with Strings [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s Superintendent of Public Instruction said that the state needs to be careful about accepting federal funding because with funding there are strings attached. In a press conference in Gov. Matt Mead’s Office Wednesday, State Superintendent Cindy Hill encouraged people to stay …
Senate Marks Up No Child Reauthorization [AUDIO]
Wyoming’s ranking senator says the proposed changes to the decade-old No Child Left Behind Act are not perfect, but the re-authorization bill is the product of bipartisan cooperation. According to a release from U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s Office, the ranking member on the Health, Education,…