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Teachers group withdraws Balow endorsement

Teachers group withdraws Balow endorsement

CASPER, Wyo. — A political group representing Wyoming teachers announced Monday it has withdrawn support for GOP schools chief candidate Jillian Balow based on attacks she made against Democratic opponent Mike Ceballos in a campaign fundraising letter sent last month.

October 27, 2014 9:20 pmLoading…
Difference is in the Common Core details for superintendent candidates

Difference is in the Common Core details for superintendent candidates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Both candidates seeking to be Wyoming's next superintendent of public instruction, Republican Jillian Balow and Democrat Mike Ceballos, support having state educational standards.

October 23, 2014 9:51 amLoading…
Balow pens coloring book about first female schools chief

Balow pens coloring book about first female schools chief

CASPER, Wyo. — Superintendent of public instruction candidate Jillian Balow is handing out a new piece of campaign literature: a children’s coloring book about the nation’s first female superintendent of public instruction.

October 20, 2014 7:00 amLoading…
State ed board supports new way of choosing schools chief

State ed board supports new way of choosing schools chief

CASPER, Wyo. — Most members of the Wyoming Board of Education support making the office of superintendent of public instruction an appointed position rather than an elected one, but they disagree on whether that appointment should come through their board or through the governor’s office.

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Candidates debate Wyoming education issues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The four major party candidates for state superintendent of public instruction agree that public K-12 education begins with local control, but they disagree on who is responsible for how out of control the state's education system has been the last three-and-a-half years.

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League of Women Voters hosting candidate debates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Candidates running for Wyoming secretary of state and state superintendent of public instruction are set to debate Monday evening in Cheyenne.

July 28, 2014 2:22 pmLoading…
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

February 18, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

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…

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