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Sheridan County arrests state education employee on suspicion of DUI

CASPER, Wyo. — Deputies arrested a Department of Education employee in Sheridan and cited her for driving drunk on Sept. 18.

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Supreme Court denies superintendent case rehearing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Friday decided not to reconsider its decision striking down a law that stripped the superintendent of public instruction of most responsibilities.

February 28, 2014 7:31 pmLoading…

Wyoming education director confirmation advances

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Senate Education Committee unanimously recommended Friday that the full Senate confirm the appointment of Richard Crandall as director of the state Department of Education.

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House panel endorses student privacy bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —  The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday narrowed the focus of a bill that would require parental consent before education and personal data can be collected on children in the Wyoming school system.

February 20, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…
Education legislation: What's next?

Education legislation: What's next?

A major expansion to Wyoming early-childhood education programs died at the hands of state lawmakers in Cheyenne last week, a victim of a fast-paced budget session that requires overwhelming support before nonbudget bills can be considered.

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Wyoming schools chief released from subpoena by panel

Wyoming schools chief released from subpoena by panel

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill won't have to testify to a special state House committee looking into whether she committed any impeachable offenses.

January 07, 2014 3:20 pmLoading…

Cindy Hill blasts lawmakers over hearing rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says she's dissatisfied with a legislative committee's plan to hold a hearing next week focusing on her administration of the state education department.

December 31, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…

Education head blasts lawmakers over hearing rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming legislative committee plans a three-day hearing next week on Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill's administration of the state education department.

December 31, 2013 2:21 pmLoading…
State responds to Cindy Hill's records lawsuit

State responds to Cindy Hill's records lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Attorneys for the state contend Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is not entitled to certain records and correspondence from the governor's office and the state Department of Education.

December 10, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

Wyoming education director seeks teachers' opinions

CHEYENNE — The state Department of Education is seeking up to 12 opinionated Wyoming teachers.

November 23, 2013 5:32 pmLoading…

Lawmakers study Hill reading initiative

BUFFALO — A panel of lawmakers is investigating a Wyoming Department of Education reading initiative started under state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill.

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Wyoming select education committee to talk accountability

CASPER, Wyo. -- A new accountability system to track the state’s public schools, school districts and teachers will be the topic of discussion at a two-day legislative meeting in Newcastle starting Tuesday.

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Investigation of Superintendent Hill moving slowly

Investigation of Superintendent Hill moving slowly

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —The Wyoming House investigation into Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has been slowed by document requests and other behind-the-scenes activity.

August 29, 2013 3:56 pmLoading…
Hill questions panel's objectivity

Hill questions panel's objectivity

CASPER, Wyo. — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill questioned the objectivity of the Legislative committee evaluating allegations of wrongdoing against her at the committee’s first procedural meeting in Cheyenne on Wednesday.

August 07, 2013 7:15 pmLoading…
Legislative leaders authorize Hill investigation

Legislative leaders authorize Hill investigation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House will begin an unprecedented investigation of schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's administration of the state Education Department.

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Legislative leaders consider Hill investigation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming legislative leaders are considering a request to investigate schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's administration of the state Education Department.

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Wyoming schools superintendent criticizes Lubnau

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is criticizing House Speaker Tom Lubnau's request for a legislative investigation into how she ran the Department of Education.

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Schools chief may meet with lawmakers on Friday

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is expected to show up at a meeting of legislative leaders Friday to be sure she gets a fair shake in a new investigation.

July 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
House speaker assures Cindy Hill of rights

House speaker assures Cindy Hill of rights

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming House Speaker Tom Lubnau has assured state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill that her rights will be protected if a legislative investigation is launched into her administration of the state Education Department.

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Wyoming governor appoints state Education Department director

Wyoming governor appoints state Education Department director

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Richard Crandall, an Arizona state senator and co-owner of two nutritional service companies, was selected on Wednesday by Gov. Matt Mead to run the Wyoming Education Department.

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