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Lubnau appoints House panel to investigate Hill

Lubnau appoints House panel to investigate Hill

GILLETTE, Wyo. — House Speaker Tom Lubnau has appointed the House Rules and Procedures Committee to investigate Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the state Education Department over the last two years.

July 19, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Investigators release bombshell autopsy of Cindy Hill-run Wyoming Education Department

Investigators release bombshell autopsy of Cindy Hill-run Wyoming Education Department

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education may have illegally used federal funds to pay for pet programs banned by state law, improperly used the state aircraft and bullied and drove out employees under state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill, according to a lengthy r…

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Mead impressed with Wyoming Education Dept. finalists

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.

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Gazette opinion: Montana veterans lose in education grant snafu

More than 50 Montana veterans won’t get the college prep classes they had signed up for this summer.

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Mead launches inquiry into Education Department issues

Mead launches inquiry into Education Department issues

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Department of Education employees will have an opportunity to detail concerns about the department that they’ve expressed over the past several months to a team created by Gov. Matt Mead's office, the governor announced Tuesday.

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Gov. Mead must act on schools superintendent bill Tuesday

Gov. Mead must act on schools superintendent bill Tuesday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It is time for Gov. Matt Mead to decide whether he will sign into law a bill that makes major changes to the powers and duties of the state superintendent of public instruction.

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Legislature passes Wyoming school chief duties bill

Legislature passes Wyoming school chief duties bill

CHEYENNE — A bill stripping the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction of most administrative duties passed the state Legislature on Friday despite concerns from some lawmakers about its constitutionality and the specter of a court challenge ahead.

January 25, 2013 12:33 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Changes needed in Wyoming Education Department

Those of us in government who have a special concern for our children’s future know that our young people face an increasingly competitive job market. A quality education with appropriate accreditation is crucial to the success of our young people. We are sincerely committed to do all we can…

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Wyoming schools chief bill gets 1st House floor look, gets preliminary approval

Wyoming schools chief bill gets 1st House floor look, gets preliminary approval

CHEYENNE — A bill stripping the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction as head of the state Department of Education has received preliminary approval in the state House of Representatives.

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 Jason Snyder greets third- and fourth-graders

Jason Snyder greets third- and fourth-graders

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education Jason Snyder greets third- and fourth-graders at Pryor Elementary on Tuesday morning.

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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education Jason Snyder

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education Jason Snyder

Jason Snyder, deputy assistant secretary of the Department of Education, left, meets with school and Office of Public Instruction staff at Pryor Elementary School on Tuesday.

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School superintendents fight 'top-heavy' label

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming school districts reversed “top-heavy” staffing in their central offices in 2010-11, according to a report released earlier this month by the Wyoming Department of Education.

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