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Work goes on at Wyoming Department of Education despite mixed signals

CASPER, Wyo. -- The work to implement Common Core State Standards and to consider similar national standards in science is ongoing in Wyoming despite legislative battles to halt these national trends in the state.

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Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. -- A bill to change what state statute says about multiple-choice testing and a bill to assert Wyoming's control over student data may be in the works following a meeting of lawmakers to discuss issues of education accountability here last week.

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Battle over superintendent bill intensifies

Battle over superintendent bill intensifies

CASPER, Wyo. — Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill named seven people — including sponsors of a bill to strip power from her position, a former legislator and her opponent in 2010 — as part of a power structure that felt threatened by her and criticized her actions to make the st…

January 21, 2013 7:59 pmLoading…

Wyoming education agency misses response deadline

CHEYENNE — State lawmakers say the Wyoming Department of Education has missed a deadline to submit a written response to a report detailing numerous failures by the agency on implementing education reforms.

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House changes leadership for 62nd Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State Rep. Keith Gingery is calling on Wyoming House Republicans to return to the traditional system of allowing a lawmaker to following the path to House speaker once he or she has attained a leadership position.

November 19, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming redistricting bill faces little opposition in House

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Despite expectations of a long, contentious debate, the Legislature's 2012 redistricting bill sailed through the House on Wednesday on voice vote -- with only one minor change.

February 15, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming House flunks proposed teacher salary change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday shot down a controversial proposal for a regional cost-of-living adjustment for teachers in the state.

February 13, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Education, wolves also on Wyoming budget session agenda

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- When the 2012 legislative budget session kicks off Monday, lawmakers' first priority will be to put together a budget in the wake of a sharp $115 million drop in projected state revenue.

February 11, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming education meeting includes reform discussion

CHEYENNE, Wyo.  - Several key lawmakers assured teachers and school administrators that state legislative education reforms are evolving and educators have a role in helping to shape them.

October 04, 2011 5:52 pmLoading…
Workers question double standard in unemployment vote

Workers question double standard in unemployment vote

CODY, Wyo. — Before Wyoming felt the cumulative effects of the 2007 credit crunch, the 2008 real estate collapse and a punishing national recession, homebuilder Nick Randol had 15 people working for his construction company. Today, he employs four.

March 29, 2011 8:00 pm Photos


Rep. Matt Teeters, R-Lingle

Rep. Matt Teeters, R-Lingle

Rep. Matt Teeters, R-Lingle

March 29, 2011 8:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming lawmakers: No time to waste on education reform

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new select committee won't waste time in getting to work on a education reform plan endorsed by the Wyoming Legislature.

March 03, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

House makes big changes to education bill

CHEYENNE  — The state House made major changes to a bill aimed at improving underperforming public schools, raising concern that the entire measure could be jeopardized.

February 25, 2011 10:37 pmLoading…

Wyoming House gives first OK to aid for county roads

CHEYENNE — Wyoming counties would get financial help to repair roads damaged by traffic to and from the oil fields under a bill winning preliminary approval in the state House.

February 24, 2011 9:57 pmLoading…

House panel passes bill tweaking school funding

CHEYENNE — A legislative committee has approved a bill that would tweak Wyoming's school funding model after some members argued that the model isn't the reason the state has failing schools.

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Anderson, Buchanan new Legislature leaders

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican legislators elected their leadership in the state Senate and House in caucuses on Saturday in Casper.

November 13, 2010 11:45 pmLoading…

Consultant defends schools’ funding

CASPER — Despite questions about the staffing of administrators in school districts, the model Wyoming uses to fund education shouldn’t change, consultant Larry Picus told state lawmakers Thursday.

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