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PEN has published the following fact sheets, available in Spanish or English.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:
A Guide for Wyoming Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren -- Currently Being Updated

This guide gives grandparents who are raising grandchildren an overview of available services and programs, a general direction in getting needed assistance, and encouragement and support for performing the task of nurturing, guiding, protecting, and providing for their grandchildren. The guide offers tips and general information that grandparents may need to consider as they take on the responsibility of raising their grandchildren.

Education Extras

Education Extras are a series of fact sheets on educational issues specific to Wyoming that relate to standards, accountability, assessments, and No Child Left Behind.

  1. State of Wyoming Education Standards-- Currently being edited
  2. Supplemental Educational Services(SES)
  3. Adequate Yearly Progress(AYP)-- Currently being edited
  4. Building Intervention Team and/or Building At-Risk Team
  5. No Child Left Behind
  6. Guidelines for Parents Regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973-- Currently being edited
  7. Title 1: What It Means to Parents and Students
  8. Ten Key Benefits for Parents of English Language Learners
  9. McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act
  10. Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS)-- Currently being edited
  11. School Wellness Policy
  12. Hathaway Scholarship Program - An Overview-- Currently being edited
  13. Parental Involvement
  14. Highly Qualified Teachers-- Currently being edited
  15. Success Curriculum for Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility-- Currently being edited
  16. Parent Options Under NCLB

Literacy DVD

Literacy DVD coverReading and writing are skills we use in every part of our life. Together these skills form literacy and are the building blocks of your child’s future. Literacy begins long before a child starts school. Join Julie Yager and Carolyn Lampman Brubaker as they explore dozens of entertaining activities to help develop early literacy skills and build a love of reading and writing.

View the videos by section:

  1. Literacy
  2. Reading
  3. Reading continued
  4. Writing

Copies of the Building Blocks DVD are available from PEN. Contact PEN for the transcripts of this video. The video is also available in Spanish.

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What is PHP of Wyoming, Inc.?

Parents Helping Parents of Wyoming, Inc is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1990. Governed by a board of directors, the majority who are parents or family members of children with disabilities, PHP 's mission is to help families become more active in their children’s learning and education, to serve and support children with and without disabilities through advocacy, education, and referral.

PHP of WY is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Your donation is tax deductible.

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