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Report: Wyoming school superintendent committed misconduct in office

Report: Wyoming school superintendent committed misconduct in office

A final report from a legislative committee that has spent more than a year investigating state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says Hill's actions in office amounted to misconduct and she should be formally rebuked.

July 23, 2014 2:10 pm Related Loading…

Legislature draft report finds grounds to impeach schools chief Cindy Hill

CASPER, Wyo. — A group of lawmakers says state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill’s demands for political loyalty while overseeing employees at the Wyoming Department of Education are grounds for impeachment, according to a draft report from a select committee investigating Hill…

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Four vie for state schools chief position

CASPER, Wyo. — A former business executive, retired engineer, former classroom teacher and a deputy to Wyoming’s current schools chief will face off for a shot at the state’s most prominent education position this fall.

June 01, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Deputy to embattled schools chief files for superintendent

CASPER, Wyo. — Sheryl Lain, a Cheyenne-based education administrator who served on the leadership team of Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill, has filed to run for the statewide schools chief job.

May 30, 2014 8:40 pmLoading…
Hill investigative committee meets in private Monday

Hill investigative committee meets in private Monday

A group of lawmakers investigating alleged wrongdoing by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill will meet in private Monday to review a draft report of the committee's findings and discuss what to do next.

May 19, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Mead is confused why Hill won't return to Education Department

Mead is confused why Hill won't return to Education Department

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday he is confused why Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill will not accept the state’s offer to return to the Wyoming Department of Education.

April 10, 2014 6:37 amLoading…

State asks Hill to prepare for return to office

CHEYENNE -- The state is asking Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill to prepare to return to office.

April 08, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Dispute over Wyoming school superintendent bill continues

Dispute over Wyoming school superintendent bill continues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawyers for the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction are back in court after lawyers for the state conceded in a court filing that the bulk of a law passed last year that stripped most duties from the superintendent is unconstitutional.

April 01, 2014 11:27 amLoading…
Judge declines quick end to Wyoming school superintendent case

Judge declines quick end to Wyoming school superintendent case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will have to wait longer in her effort to regain control of the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Wyoming district court sets hearing date for Cindy Hill ruling

A Laramie County District Court judge scheduled a March 18 hearing to handle matters related to the successful lawsuit filed by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill, Chief Deputy Clerk Diane Sanchez said Monday.

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Wyoming Senate passes bill allowing special session on school superintendent issue

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill allowing for a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the recent state Supreme Court decision in the superintendent of public instruction case.

February 25, 2014 4:26 pmLoading…

Retired telephone executive seeks Wyoming schools chief job

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Saying he's confident the political controversy over the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction office will be resolved, Mike Ceballos announced Tuesday he is seeking the Democratic nomination to become the next state schools chief.

February 25, 2014 10:37 amLoading…

Wyoming Supreme Court Justice requests recusal in Hill case

Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Kate Fox, the newest appointee to the state high court, has asked to be excluded from a case involving state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill.

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Gazette opinion: Cut dropout rate, fight crime at same time

If just 5 percent of the 1,085 Montana boys who dropped out of school in 2012 had stayed to graduate, our state would already benefited financially from reduced crime and graduates earning higher wages than dropouts.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Investigation of Superintendent Hill moving slowly

Investigation of Superintendent Hill moving slowly

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —The Wyoming House investigation into Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has been slowed by document requests and other behind-the-scenes activity.

August 29, 2013 3:56 pmLoading…

Wyoming House speaker seeks probe of Cindy Hill's education department

Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau wants a special legislative committee to investigate accusations that Cindy Hill mismanaged the state Department of Education’s funds and staff.

June 24, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming schools chief offers to forego 2 staff positions; gov's office confused

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said on Monday she wants to return more than $100,000 in staff funding to the Wyoming Department of Education, a move that apparently comes as a surprise to Gov. Matt Mead, whose spokesman said Hill was in Mead’s office on Thursday asking…

June 10, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Petition to repeal Wyoming schools chief law fails

Petition to repeal Wyoming schools chief law fails

CHEYENNE — The drive to repeal a new law reducing the powers and duties of Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction fell well short of collecting the number of signatures required to put it on the statewide ballot, the secretary of state's office said Friday.

May 31, 2013 12:12 pmLoading…

Hill asks Wyoming Supreme Court to overturn law that removed her powers

The Wyoming Supreme Court should overturn a law that stripped away most of the power from embattled Wyoming schools superintendent Cindy Hill, her attorney argued in new court papers.

May 20, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Lawyers exchange letters over school chief debate

CHEYENNE  — The new law changing the duties of Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction is bringing more legal wrangling.

April 19, 2013 4:48 pmLoading…

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