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Education Funding Nation Gets a 'C' on School Finance, Even as Economic Downturn Takes Hold
Wyoming once again takes the top spot in Quality Counts' annual ranking of the states on school finance, while 22 states receive grades between C-minus and D-minus.
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Hector Vazquez Pacheco, a junior at Northeast Early College High School in Austin, Texas, got a jump start on his career aspirations through the school’s Career Launch program.
Hector Vazquez Pacheco, a junior at Northeast Early College High School in Austin, Texas, got a jump start on his career aspirations through the school’s Career Launch program.
Jay Janner for Education Week
College & Workforce Readiness How 4 Communities Are Struggling to Prepare Kids for an Uncertain Future
Schools are slowly figuring out how to balance thinking globally with acting locally, and recognizing that some key skills are valuable no matter where students end up living.
Benjamin Herold, February 4, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Wyoming
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Wyoming
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
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States Why Is This Teacher Running for Office? To Help 'Students Get What They Deserve'
High school teacher Jenefer Pasqua is running for Wyoming's state legislature to fight against education funding cuts.
Madeline Will, November 2, 2018
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Corinne Gaby prepares to ride her horse, Little Red, on the Notch Peak Ranch in rural Albany County, Wyo. Corinne often rides her horse to school.
Corinne Gaby prepares to ride her horse, Little Red, on the Notch Peak Ranch in rural Albany County, Wyo. Corinne often rides her horse to school.
School & District Management Photos A Class of One at Rural Wyoming School
Thoman Ranch Elementary in Sweetwater County has two students. Notch Peak Elementary in Albany County, however, stands alone.
Education Week Photo Staff, November 1, 2018
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Shoshoni Schools, a $49 million facility in Shoshoni, Wyo., serves approximately 380 students in prekindergarten through the 12th grade.
Shoshoni Schools, a $49 million facility in Shoshoni, Wyo., serves approximately 380 students in prekindergarten through the 12th grade.
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Education Funding Photos Quality Counts: A Look at Schools in Wyoming and Vermont
States face different challenges and make different choices when it comes to their education spending.
Education Week Photo Staff, June 6, 2018
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The Wyoming Girls School, which serves court-ordered delinquent girls ages 12-21, works to avoid most visible signs of security. But it makes use of its rural location—set just beyond the center of town in Sheridan, Wyo., abutting the town’s small airport runway—both for security and pedagogy.
The Wyoming Girls School, which serves court-ordered delinquent girls ages 12-21, works to avoid most visible signs of security. But it makes use of its rural location—set just beyond the center of town in Sheridan, Wyo., abutting the town’s small airport runway—both for security and pedagogy.
Kristina Barker for Education Week
Student Well-Being Photos Learning in a Corrections Facility: A Day at Wyoming Girls School
A stay in a corrections facility—often hours away from home, school, and everything familiar—is a shock to the system for any student.
Education Week Photo Staff, March 6, 2018
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The Wyoming Girls School makes use of its remote location, at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, both for security and curriculum. Students may learn about horseback riding as part of physical education or study farming in science classes.
The Wyoming Girls School makes use of its remote location, at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, both for security and curriculum. Students may learn about horseback riding as part of physical education or study farming in science classes.
Kristina Barker for Education Week
Every Student Succeeds Act From Our Research Center Teaching—and Reaching—Students Behind Bars
A Wyoming correctional school is part of a network working to improve the quality of instruction provided to the "invisible" students living in juvenile-justice facilities.
Sarah D. Sparks, March 6, 2018
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School & District Management Wyoming Earns a B-Minus on State Report Card, Ranks Seventh in Nation
This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018
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Education States Dependent on Natural Resources Face Tricky Path on K-12 Revenue
Governors in several natural resource-dependent states said recently they will have to continue to cut public education funding because prices for oil and coal have not rebounded.
Daarel Burnette II, December 28, 2017
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Every Student Succeeds Act Budget Cuts Lead Wyoming to Scale Back Relationship With Accrediting Agency
AdvancED, the national accreditation company, has for the last two years operated Wyoming's entire accreditation process but the state will now do the work on its own.
Daarel Burnette II, October 26, 2017
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States States Wrangle Over K-12 Funding Formulas
Education aid can account for up to half of a state's budget, and it's a subject of heated debate, especially in places dealing with budget shortfalls and court orders.
Daarel Burnette II, February 28, 2017
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Education Which States Could Soon Make Significant Changes to Their K-12 Funding Formulas?
Republican control of state legislatures and deficits caused by decreased sales tax revenue has led many states consider making major changes to their K-12 funding formulas.
Daarel Burnette II, February 10, 2017
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