graduation rate http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wind River Reservation Schools say they are fighting to improve http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wind-river-reservation-schools-say-they-are-fighting-improve <p>School officials from the Wind River Reservation admit they have problems graduating students and with educating students, but they also say they are slowly making progress.&nbsp; School officials told a meeting of two legislative committees that more early education and more involvement with parents.&nbsp; But they all say that socio-economic factors also play a role.&nbsp; Wyoming Interim Education Director Jim Rose says resolving that issue will be tricky.</p><p></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:12:37 +0000 Bob Beck 43771 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wind River Reservation Schools say they are fighting to improve Wyoming's high school graduation rate continues to fall http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyomings-high-school-graduation-rate-continues-fall <p>Wyoming’s Interim Education Director is expressing concerns about the state’s declining graduation rate.&nbsp; Jim Rose notes that Wyoming’s high school graduation rate has fallen below 80 percent for the second straight year.</p><p></p><p>The most recent numbers show that 78-point-nine percent of public high school students graduated in the 2011-2012 school year.&nbsp;Rose says this is an indicator that the state has some work to do to get the graduation numbers higher.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:37:06 +0000 Bob Beck 39922 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming's high school graduation rate continues to fall