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School staffing: who to layoff, who to keep?

Bob Nelson talks with Glenn Woods about Wyoming school staffing.

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Top Heavy Staffing In Wyoming Education

Here is a question often heard since the extent of Wyoming’s K-12 funding shortfall has become widely discussed; “Is Wyoming education top-heavy with administrative staff?” The short answer would appear to be yes.

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Yes, a link to that information has been placed below Graph 3. Thanks for the suggestion.
Monday, 27 March 2017 15:40
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Great Wyoming Teachers and Attrition

The purpose of Wyoming’s K-12 education system, according to the Wyoming Supreme Court, is to provide education that is “the best we can do”[1] as well as “unsurpassed” and “visionary”[2] A growing body of evidence shows that those characteristics are achieved, primarily, by having great teachers.

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Can We Rely on NAEP Rankings? Part 2

Wyoming Liberty Group recently wrote Can We Rely on NAEP Rankings Part 1 (See http://wyliberty.org/blog/education/can-we-rely-on-naep-rankings) Wyoming’s rankings versus other states in National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) scores. We pointed out that, while our rankings look very good, appearances are deceiving. The scores were:

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Can We Rely on NAEP Rankings?

Wyoming is talking. In fact, many are happy. What they’re jubilant about is Wyoming schools’ 2015 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) scores. There is room to be pleased about where Wyoming ranks versus other jurisdictions in reading and math in both Grades 4 and 8.

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Education Funding and Reform

Bob Nelson talks with Doug Randall about developments in Wyoming education funding and reform.

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