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Wyoming moves slowly toward performance-based funding for community colleges

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming took a big step this legislative session toward funding community colleges based on student outcomes rather than enrollment.

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Wyoming community colleges look to improve graduation rates

CHEYENNE — Wyoming community colleges are looking to start a new program that aims to increase the number of students successfully completing college.

December 16, 2013 8:19 pm

Wyoming Community College Commission director calls for remedial course changes

CHEYENNE -- The director of the Wyoming Community College Commission says the state should require remedial courses for affected students while still in high school rather than waiting until they enter college.

September 07, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Officials: Hill report might spur federal response

Officials: Hill report might spur federal response

CASPER, Wyo. — State lawmakers and agency officials are keeping quiet about the next chapter in the Cindy Hill narrative.

June 20, 2013 12:05 am Related Loading…

Legislators happy with Wyoming Department of Education progress

CASPER, Wyo. — The interim director for the Wyoming Department of Education, Jim Rose, told state legislators Friday that there’s much to sort out since he became head of the department on Jan. 27, including data and personnel issues.

May 10, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

Hill blames changes for education data problems

GILLETTE, Wyo. — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says management changes in the Wyoming Education Department are causing the agency to fall behind on providing some education data.

March 18, 2013 4:37 pmLoading…

Report: Wyoming shows progress in Advanced Placement but still below national average

A recent report shows Wyoming below the national average in participation and test scores in the Advanced Placement program, even though the state has made gains in both areas.

March 05, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Hill says ouster causes chaos in Wyoming schools system

CASPER, Wyo. -- A law that stripped most of the power from Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill left the state’s public education system in “complete chaos,” she argues in her latest court filing.

March 04, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming to submit No Child Left Behind waiver request

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education plans to file for a federal No Child Left Behind Act waiver Thursday in the hope of avoiding consequences in 2014 for failing to meet standards, Director Jim Rose said.

February 27, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Interim Wyoming education head notes stability, accountability as top priorities

Interim Wyoming education head notes stability, accountability as top priorities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Education has a lot of homework to do.

February 02, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Embattled Wyoming schools chief announces bid for governor

Embattled Wyoming schools chief announces bid for governor

CASPER, Wyo. — The primary election campaign for governor has begun.

January 31, 2013 9:58 am Related Loading…

Wyoming community colleges prepare for lean times

CASPER, Wyo. -- Staff reductions, leaving open positions unfilled, offering fewer sections of courses, less community outreach and reducing some student services are among the ways Wyoming's seven community colleges are contemplating dealing with possible budget cuts of 8 percent for the fis…

June 07, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Shields Valley FFA partners with FWP to build gate closures for Block Management participants

During the 2010-11 school year, Jim Rose and the Shields Valley FFA has partnered with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to build steel gate closures for landowners enrolled in the Block Management program in southwest Montana. FWP provided the materials and the students built 100 gate closures.

May 17, 2011 11:30 amLoading…
Jim Rose

Jim Rose

Jim Rose

March 16, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
‘Citizen lobbyists' learn how pros influence, persuade lawmakers

‘Citizen lobbyists' learn how pros influence, persuade lawmakers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In the age of cell phones, e-mail and text messages, first-time visitors to Wyoming's Capitol are often delighted to learn that constituents can ask to meet with a legislator using the decidedly low-tech method of having the doorman pass along a handwritten note.

February 01, 2011 11:45 pm Photos



Wyoming colleges consider tuition increase

Laki Duracoski admits that he's somewhat of an overachiever.

December 07, 2010 12:15 amLoading…

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