Primary And Secondary Education
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two more school districts have joined a coalition that says the state Legislature has shortchanged Wyoming K-12 funding by $151 million in recent years by failing to keep up with inflation.
In Harris v. Quinn, the U.S. Supreme Court put unions in a bind when it ruled that unionized home-care workers cannot be required to pay for the representation that unions are required by law to provide to them. In cases across the country lawyers are now asking courts to extend the rule of …
With the number and severity of wildfires increasing dramatically, it’s time to rethink management policies for our national forest system.
RAWLINS, Wyo. — Their motto is simple — courage to change.
Instead of going through Congress and making the initiative bipartisan, President Obama acted alone in mid-November, promising $100 million in grants to specialized high schools — such as New York City’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School — that prepare students for technical c…
GILLETTE, Wyo. — There are some big bonuses coming out of a combined Gillette College-Campbell County High School machining class that's the first of its kind in the community and perhaps the state.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The last bell of the day has rung at Sage Valley Junior High and the building is empty. Most of the students are gone, outside where they wait to get on buses or talk with friends, the day's lessons over.
CHEYENNE — A study of public school students in Laramie County School District 1 suggests that students who move multiple times to different schools can see their academics suffer.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — It was Timothy Hays’ last chance in the annual state Mathcounts competition and he made the most of it.
WASHINGTON — Two policies of the Obama administration illustrate an axiom: As government expands, its lawfulness contracts. Consider the administration's desire to continue funding UNESCO and to develop a national curriculum for primary and secondary education.
CHEYENNE — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says no decision has been made yet on whether Wyoming will seek a waiver from the most strenuous requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Enrollment in Wyoming's public schools has increased for the sixth consecutive and exceeds 89,000 for the first time since 2001.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The two principals walk toward the high school doors, pulling purple Camel windbreakers over their button-down shirts and ties.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming Science Posse fellows are a unique breed, program coordinator Jan Truchot said. Not everybody can or wants to do what they do.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Daniel Wilson gets to bring his dog to school.