Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.A group of educators and the public met in Casper this week and developed the preliminary process that will be used for every school in the state. Each school will have a performance rating.
Schools will receive an overall school rating based on four indicators: achievement, growth, college and career readiness and equity — which deals with reducing the number of students who score below state-established standards. Each of those indicators is based on factors such as proficiency assessments and graduation rates.
The rating system won’t go into full effect until the 2013-14 school year at the earliest.