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CCSD#2 versus federal mandates


“I’m pretty sure we’re not going to make AYP (adequate yearly progress),” Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Jim Copeland said of the district’s general failure to make AYP.

This is less of a problem with the actual schools, according to test scores that are mostly above the state averages, but rather with inconsistencies between the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the U.S.Department of Education.

Dicky Shanor, WDE Chief of Staff, explained that the waivers that free most states from the binding and unrealistic goals of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) don’t ex...

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