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Wyoming releases confidential sections of investigation into former superintendent

Wyoming releases confidential sections of investigation into former superintendent

Six employees at the Wyoming Department of Education suffered stress-related health problems while working under the leadership of state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill, according to a previously confidential report released Tuesday.

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Liam, Emma most popular baby names in Wyoming in 2012

CASPER — No son of Kasha Ralph will ever respond to “Michael,” “Robert” or “Steven.”

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Wyoming Department of Health warns about vendors' high fees for documents

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  — The Wyoming Department of Health advises residents should avoid commercial vendors that charge unnecessary high fees for official birth certificates or other certified documents.

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Wyoming schools chief stands by 2011 decisions

Soon after State Superintendent Cindy Hill took office in January, she vowed to make the Wyoming Department of Education less about compliance and more about instruction.

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Wyoming education chief: employees to serve at-will

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The head of the Wyoming Department of Education wants all new hires at the department be classified as at-will employees who serve without job protections.

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Wyoming reaches settlement over test

CHEYENNE - A testing company will pay $5.1 million to compensate Wyoming for technical problems with the state's 2010 public school student assessment exam, state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said Friday.

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PAWS settlement will wait for new officeholders

CHEYENNE — A proposed settlement would compensate Wyoming $5.1 million for problems with this year's state student assessment exam, but final approval will have to wait for the new governor and superintendent of public instruction to take office next month.

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Big Horn educator named Wyoming Teacher of the Year

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A Sheridan County third grade teacher has been named this year's Wyoming Teacher of the Year.

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Freudenthal endorses Massie for superintendent

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Dave Freudenthal has endorsed fellow Democrat Mike Massie for state superintendent of public instruction.

September 21, 2010 3:41 pmLoading…

McBride has served Wyoming well

Public education is one of Wyoming’s highest priorities. We have an important primary election coming up. I want our schools to keep moving forward. After careful consideration, I have decided to endorse Jim McBride to continue as superintendent of public instruction.

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Hill, Massie lead way in fundraising

CASPER — With an aggressive 23-county tour and a big red conversion van boasting her name, Cindy Hill has money to spend.

August 12, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

School dropout rate gets better

CASPER — Wyoming’s high school dropout rate for the 2008-09 school year fell to 3.8 percent, which is down from the 5.1 percent rate recorded during the previous two years.

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Wyoming incumbents' use of state cars scrutinized

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some Wyoming lawmakers say they have concerns with two elected officials using their state vehicles on the campaign trail as they seek re-election.

August 05, 2010 2:41 pmLoading…
Wyoming's role big issue in education race

Wyoming's role big issue in education race

CASPER — Education in Wyoming has come a long way, but not far enough, according to candidates opposing Jim McBride in the Republican primary for superintendent of public instruction on Aug. 17.

July 24, 2010 11:45 pm Photos

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Firm apologizes for PAWS problems

CHEYENNE — The company that administers Wyoming’s statewide student assessment is apologizing for the problems that plagued this year’s test.

July 19, 2010 10:04 pmLoading…

Wyoming adopts new K-12 education standards

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming  is adopting new math and language arts standards for its schools that aim to better prepare students for college and careers.

July 06, 2010 3:01 pmLoading…

USDA grant to put more fruit, veggies in Wyoming schools

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A U.S. Department of Agriculture program will make it easier for Wyoming youngsters to heed their mothers' advice by eating veggies during the school day.

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Schools challenger Hill jabs at McBride

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride told state Republicans on Saturday that the state has much to be proud of about its public school system.

May 02, 2010 8:22 pmLoading…

GOP challenger Hill jabs at Wyoming schools superintendent McBride

SHERIDAN, Wyo. - Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride told state Republicans on Saturday that the state has much to be proud of about its public school system.

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McBride challengers criticize statewide test

CASPER — All three challengers to State Superintendent Jim McBride criticized Wyoming’s statewide assessment during a candidate forum.

April 24, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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