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2 Wyoming players make early college commits

CASPER — First, Austin Fort. Then, Taven Bryan.

June 12, 2013 2:57 pmLoading…

Conference committee deadlocks on retirement measure

CHEYENNE — A House-Senate conference committee deadlocked Thursday over a bill to increase the contributions to the state's retirement system.

February 21, 2013 11:30 pmLoading…

Bill would increase Hathaway Scholarship awards

CHEYENNE — A bill that would increase the amount of money college students can receive through the state Hathaway scholarship has been endorsed by the Senate Education Committee.

February 13, 2013 11:48 amLoading…
Year-round schooling bill clears Wyoming committee

Year-round schooling bill clears Wyoming committee

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawmakers are considering a proposal that could encourage some Wyoming schools to go to year-round class schedules.

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Wyoming Legislature considers bills to change college preparation

Two bills before the Wyoming Legislature would mean lower college tuition costs for some students, but the benefit for one of those bills is offset by an added strain on colleges, opponents say.

January 26, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming House to consider superintendent duties

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A high-stakes power struggle will play out in the Wyoming Legislature this week.

January 20, 2013 2:28 pmLoading…

HD35 race headed to recount

CASPER, Wyo. -- Incumbent state Rep. Kendell Kroeker held a three-vote lead over challenger Patrick Bishop in his bid for a second term in the House, with the final outcome unlikely to be determined until the end of the week. Incumbent Steve Harshman and newcomer Tom Walters cruised to victo…

August 21, 2012 10:50 pmLoading…

Natrona County linebacker verbally commits to UW

CASPER — Ryan Anaya is aware of Wyoming football's recent success.

June 20, 2012 2:41 pmLoading…

New law will affect schools, assessments next school year

CASPER, Wyo. -- Some of the changes mandated by Wyoming Education Accountability Act will begin in the upcoming school year.

May 10, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Wyoming bill: Governor should appoint superintendent

Wyoming bill: Governor should appoint superintendent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming House members filed legislation Tuesday that would make the state superintendent for public instruction a gubernatorially appointed position instead of a statewide elected office.

February 15, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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Wyoming educators: More to solution than just accountability

CASPER, Wyo. — Accountability alone won't get lawmakers the results they want from the state's well-funded public school system, educators said Monday before a select committee given the task of creating a state school accountability system.

December 19, 2011 11:45 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 settles on four-year teacher probation

Wyoming House settles on four-year teacher probation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House on Wednesday settled on a four-year probation period for new teachers before passing the Teachers Accountability Act.

February 23, 2011 11:45 pm Photos

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Harshman teaches, leads in Legislature

CASPER, Wyo. — The room quieted as lawmakers took their seats.

February 13, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

House narrowly approves charter school bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House of Representatives narrowly gave its initial approval to a bill that would remove some restrictions on efforts to start a public charter school despite some lawmakers' concerns about the cost.

January 26, 2011 10:56 pmLoading…

Wyoming House passes Hathaway changes

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House on Tuesday passed a bill that modifies the Hathaway Scholarship Program's “success curriculum” after stripping it of four course options tacked on a day earlier.

January 18, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

House panel approves proposed Hathaway change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The House Education Committee has endorsed legislation to make foreign language an optional requirement in the Hathaway scholarship program.

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School bill targets sex offenders

CHEYENNE — Registered sex offenders in Wyoming wouldn’t be allowed to move into residences close to schools under a bill moving forward in the state House of Representatives.

February 19, 2010 10:54 pmLoading…

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