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New UW nursing program receives full accreditation

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has earned full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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'Focus on your teacher and not your empty tummy': Governor a hit a Lockwood Schools

'Focus on your teacher and not your empty tummy': Governor a hit a Lockwood Schools

For breakfast, Gov. Steve Bullock told Lockwood Intermediate School students Monday he usually enjoys a bowl of Cheerios and yogurt.

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Helena native Meloy receives Rhodes scholarship

Helena native Meloy receives Rhodes scholarship

HELENA — This year's list of 32 Rhodes scholars includes a man from Helena who has been interning in the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina.

November 23, 2014 10:25 am

Group promises 700 private school scholarships

BOZEMAN — A group that advocates for children to be able to choose private education says it will offer 700 scholarships at 58 private schools this fall.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina but they plan more steps to make sure doesn't happen.

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Report: University of Wyoming prepares teachers better than most

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A report by an education quality policy group finds that many colleges and universities aren’t fully preparing education students for the classroom, but the University of Wyoming is the exception.

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Lawmakers see progress in education reform efforts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some Wyoming legislators are hopeful that a change in the state schools superintendent will result in better progress in their efforts to improve K-12 education.

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Balow looks to bring stability to K-12 education

Balow looks to bring stability to K-12 education

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Jillian Balow, who was elected Wyoming’s new state schools superintendent this week, is looking to rebuild the state Education Department and bring stability to a K-12 education system that has been beset by political turmoil for nearly four years.

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Wyoming program helps kids raise pheasants

Wyoming program helps kids raise pheasants

ACME, Wyo. — Pheasant hunters trekking into the fields can tip their hats to students at nearly 20 Acme area schools for their help in hatching hundreds of the 28,000 birds to be released this season around the state.

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Ground broken for $57 million high school in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. — Construction is underway on a $57 million high school in Williston to accommodate a rapidly growing student body.

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Republican Balow wins Wyoming's top education post

Republican Balow wins Wyoming's top education post

Republican Jillian Balow has been elected Wyoming’s new superintendent of public instruction.

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Guest opinion: Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: “Millions of young people are just stuck. They can’t buy homes, they can’t buy cars ... all because they are struggling under the weight of student loan debt.”

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Science standards halt at the state, not for districts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When the Wyoming Legislature adjourned in March, it left school districts in limbo.

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Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

Pope maps out personal (and progressive) policy

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has made some of the most important policy speeches of his pontificate in recent days, catching up for lost time following months of attention to bureaucratic reform and the turbulent meeting of bishops on family issues that just ended.

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In largest-ever donation to athletics, UM receives $7M for new facility

In largest-ever donation to athletics, UM receives $7M for new facility

MISSOULA  — The University of Montana has announced a $7 million donation toward a planned $14 million project to build new football locker rooms and a weight training facility against the southwest side of Washington-Grizzly Stadium.

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UW works to ease transfer process

CASPER, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming is working to ease the transfer process for students of Wyoming’s seven community colleges.

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UW accepts 20 students for medical program

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming has accepted 20 new students to its medical education program this fall.

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Education panel supports inflation adjustment

CASPER, Wyo. — The Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee has endorsed providing money to local school districts to cover inflation.

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