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Mary Kay Hill

UW Dean: Bar has been raised for new education students

CASPER, Wyo. — An associate dean in the University of Wyoming College of Education responded to recent critiques of her college by saying she would love to talk with anyone about the program and its students.

July 22, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

Mead names new policy director

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mary Kay Hill has been named Gov. Matt Mead's new policy director.

June 08, 2014 11:35 amLoading…

Wyomingites want dams and reservoirs -- so does Gov. Matt Mead

CHEYENNE — Early results from Gov. Matt Mead’s state water strategy initiative make at least one issue clear: Residents want more storage capacity, be it from dams or reservoirs.

December 30, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming Department of Education budget confusion prompts review

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is looking for help in understanding the state Department of Education's request to make changes in funding for 28 positions in order to make them meet the requirements of their funding sources.

November 03, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

State investment income increases

CASPER, Wyo. — The state's income from investments surpassed projections by $246.5 million for the 2012 fiscal year, according to a report issued Friday by the state treasurer's office.

August 18, 2012 11:35 pmLoading…
Wyoming offices adapt to monitor Education Department

Wyoming offices adapt to monitor Education Department

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming governor's office and the Legislative Service Office are adapting to new changes required by legislation passed in the 2012 budget session despite little guidance on auditing processes and lukewarm cooperation from the Wyoming Department of Education.

July 18, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming considers federal grant for early childhood education

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming officials plan to compete with other states for federal grant money for early childhood education — if the guidelines match Wyoming values and federal strings aren’t too burdensome.

July 19, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming Board of Education undergoes significant change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead nominated seven new members — including two former gubernatorial candidates — for the state Board of Education this week.

February 24, 2011 11:15 pmLoading…

Federal job money funds bonuses in Wyoming schools

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Education persisted in giving Wyoming more than $17 million this fall for a program intended to avert teacher layoffs even after Gov. Dave Freudenthal told the federal agency the energy-rich state didn't need the money.

December 31, 2010 6:17 pmLoading…

Education Department sues private school

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking a court order to shut down what it says is an unlicensed school operating in Laramie.

July 01, 2010 10:41 pmLoading…

Computer glitch delays test in certain districts

CHEYENNE — Some Wyoming school districts plan to delay administration of the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students because of computer problems, the Wyoming Department of Education said Friday.

March 05, 2010 10:36 pmLoading…

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