Richard Crandall http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Board of Ed Opts To Delay Decision On Science Standards http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/board-ed-opts-delay-decision-science-standards <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">The State Board of Education has decided to hold off on making any decisions about how to move forward with development of science standards. A footnote in the state budget bill that the governor signed earlier this month prohibits the Board from adopting, or even considering, a set of national standards that it had been reviewing for more than a year. Some legislators objected to the standards’ treatment of climate change and evolution.</span></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:33:32 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 55819 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Board of Ed Opts To Delay Decision On Science Standards Wyoming's assessment system could use a tweak http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyomings-assessment-system-could-use-tweak <p>Wyoming’s new Director of Education would like to make some changes to how the state uses assessment tests for students.&nbsp;</p><p>Right now the tests take place in the spring and the results of those tests are not available until the fall.&nbsp; Education Director Rich Crandall would like to speed that up, so that teachers can implement the results to better help students.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:53:08 +0000 Bob Beck 45650 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming's assessment system could use a tweak Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept. http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/gov-mead-appoints-az-sen-crandall-head-wyoming-ed-dept-0 <p></p><p></p><p>NEW ED DIRECTOR - Gov. Matt Mead has selected an Arizona state senator to run the Wyoming Education Department.</p><p></p><p>Mead late Wednesday afternoon announced his choice of Richard Crandall, who co-owns two nutritional service companies.</p><p></p><p>The Education Department has a budget of about $1 billion a year and employs about 150 people.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:32:37 +0000 Associated Press 42858 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept.