CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education is planning a campaign to address confusion about educational jargon that, until the advent of the Common Core State Standards, was largely the domain of teachers.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The U.S. Energy Department has awarded a $4.25 million grant to the University of Wyoming for wind energy research.
WASHINGTON — Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child.
CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming school districts have joined a growing coalition seeking an annual inflationary adjustment for funding they receive from the state.
HELENA — Montana State University announced a record enrollment of 15,421 students this fall while the University of Montana reported a 3.9 percent decrease to 13,952 students.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When the cat’s away, the mice will play. Or so the saying goes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When statewide K-12 reading and writing assessment scores are passed out next week, students and parents shouldn’t be alarmed if they see lower scores, a state education official said Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two more school districts have joined a coalition that says the state Legislature has shortchanged Wyoming K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.
As best as Laurel Public Schools Superintendent Tim Bronk can tell, there are more students in the district this year than ever before.
TORRINGTON, Wyo. — The Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees has placed President Tom Armstrong on paid administrative leave.
Musselshell County voters approved two school bonds on Tuesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A discussion about an ongoing education governance survey will headline a meeting of the state Legislature's Joint Education Committee meeting in Casper on Wednesday.
Miles Community College has received an anonymous $1 million donation — the largest donation in the Miles City school’s history — to help build a new 36,000-square-foot Ag Advancement Center.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Wyoming is climbing despite earlier predictions that it was falling because of economic conditions.
Teachers' unions have protested it. Republicans have condemned it. U.S. businesses helped initiate it and President Obama endorsed it.
Twenty-six volunteers are starting a school assignment that Billings hasn’t completed in decades. This team of volunteers, carefully selected from neighborhoods all across the school district, will make recommendations for adjusting elementary and middle school attendance boundaries.
HELENA — Montana will implement and test students on the Common Core standards this school year, despite opposition and an anticipated battle against the new rules in next year's legislative session.
HAVRE — The dean of the College of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern will serve as interim chancellor after the resignation of Chancellor James Limbaugh.
CASPER, Wyo. — Dianna Webb stepped gingerly between sleeping children Thursday afternoon on the way to her office at Apple Tree Learning Center in Casper.
MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.