WDE Seeks Public Comment on Accountability Changes

The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking public comment on an amendment to the state’s plan for federal accountability. The public will be able to comment on the amendment through December 24. The proposed amendment would incorporate several changes to Wyoming’s federal accountability plan, including changes to the methods for identifying schools for Targeted Support and Improvement and Additional Targeted Support; alignment of the career readiness measure to the federal Career and Technical Education law, Perkins V; updates to the process for identifying students as English learners and changes to the use of state set-aside funds for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers through a new needs assessment.

The proposed amendment can be viewed here in a strike and underline format. Public comment can be submitted through an online form or during public hearings at noon and 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 9, 2021. Anyone wishing to participate can register online here for the noon session and here for the 4 p.m. session.

Comments can be mailed to:
Wyoming Department of Education
Attn: Linda Finnerty
122 West 25th Street, Suite E200
Cheyenne, WY 82002

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