Board Of Education
More than 80 people gathered at Lincoln Education Center on an icy winter night a week before Christmas to pore over a dozen poster board maps. The Tuesday night turnout is an indication of how important and complicated the redrawing of school attendance boundaries will be.
CASPER, Wyo. — State lawmakers will meet in Casper on Thursday to talk about potential changes to the Wyoming Department of Education following what some lawmakers say has been decades of turmoil between the agency's elected head and the state Board of Education, which is appointed by the governor.
A group of Wyoming churches has voiced its support for a set of educational benchmarks that are controversial in Wyoming for what they expect students to know about global climate change and evolution.
ANACONDA — A contentious meeting Monday to discuss closing an Anaconda school was punctuated by shouting and, in the end, little progress toward solving the district’s financial woes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The House Education Committee on Friday endorsed a bill that would allow K-12 staff and employees to have guns at school.
HELENA — A federal lawsuit filed against the Wolf Point School District argues that school board districts are arranged to favor white voters in a predominantly Native American area and seeks to have the districts redrawn.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — School officials from the Wind River Reservation say they are slowly making progress in trying to improve graduation rates and students' education.
BUTTE — Montana’s superintendent of public instruction has ruled in favor of the Butte school district concerning a student expulsion case.
CHEYENNE — Even though none of the three finalists to run the state Department of Education are from Wyoming, Gov. Matt Mead said he’s impressed by their depth of knowledge on education issues and their eagerness to move to the state.
HELENA — A state judge has dismissed misconduct charges against the suspended president of the Hays-Lodge Pole School Board.
Gov. Matt Mead expects to choose a Wyoming Department of Education director by next week, a spokesman said Monday.
Billings School District 2 trustees voted unanimously 7-0 to put an initiative on a May ballot to approve a mill levy for the sole purpose of hiring teachers to address the overcrowding and accreditation issues facing our schools. The Billings Chamber of Commerce/CVB board of directors voted…
Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity, a cross-country tour focused on education reform, stopped in Billings on Thursday evening.
CASPER — Northern Arapaho schools are looking for another school superintendent.
CASPER — The State Board of Education on Monday approved a proposal to solicit a search firm to assist in the hiring of a director for the Wyoming Department of Education.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Board of Education has decided to conduct a national search for a permanent director to oversee the Wyoming Department of Education.
Last week, two dozen parents and community leaders packed a school board candidate school presented by the Billings Chamber of Commerce. That great event highlighted the need for good candidates.
“There is no respect in which inhabitants of a low-income neighborhood are so disadvantaged as in the kind of schooling they can get for their children.”
As Malcolm Goodrich, once chairman of the School District 2 board, finished up his remarks, he gave the room of hopeful school board candidates one last piece of advice.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Public school superintendents in Wyoming earn an average salary of about $130,000 a year, well above what the governor and other statewide elected officials make and about $22,000 a year more than the average school superintendent in Colorado, an analysis by The Associated P…