Posted Date: 10/31/2022
State education initiatives outline big ideas, but no proposals
By some standards, Wyoming’s public education system is among the strongest in the country.
The state’s eighth graders test in the top 20 in math and reading and its fourth graders lead the country in average math testing scores and place second in reading, according to the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress test scores.
But two initiatives — one appointed by Gov. Mark Gordon and another led by the Wyoming State Board of Education — have sought to reassess education in Wyoming, improve outcomes and pave the way forward for the state’s students.