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Wyoming Department Of Education

Education agency launches campaign to define terms

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education is planning a campaign to address confusion about educational jargon that, until the advent of the Common Core State Standards, was largely the domain of teachers.

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Lain outraises GOP opponents; Dem Ceballos close behind

Lain outraises GOP opponents; Dem Ceballos close behind

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Sheryl Lain has raised more than $86,000 in her bid for the post of Wyoming superintendent of public instruction, almost all of it coming from her own coffers.

August 18, 2014 5:52 am Photos

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1 Wyoming schools chief candidate admitted to nepotism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — One of the three candidates in the Republican primary for superintendent of public instruction has admitted to nepotism in her state administrative job with the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Crandall moves on from Wyoming days

Crandall moves on from Wyoming days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The onetime director of the Wyoming Department of Education is officially gone.

July 28, 2014 7:54 pmLoading…

Wyoming's ex-director of education back in Arizona

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The man who headed the Wyoming Education Department during the exile of Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has returned to Arizona.

July 28, 2014 2:18 pmLoading…

State grant helps distance education in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — A state grant worth about $250,000 is aimed at helping two community colleges and four school districts improve virtual distance education programs throughout Wyoming.

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State providing safety training to schools in fall

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state plans to provide special training this fall to help local school districts prevent the type of school shootings that have occurred in other states.

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Legislators say impeachment unlikely for embattled schools chief

Legislators say impeachment unlikely for embattled schools chief

CASPER, Wyo. — A 100-page report released last week chronicles misspending and intimidating leadership at the Wyoming Department of Education and could lay the groundwork for state Superintendent of Schools Cindy Hill’s removal from office.

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Education committee to talk department restructure

CASPER, Wyo. — State lawmakers will meet in Casper on Thursday to talk about potential changes to the Wyoming Department of Education following what some lawmakers say has been decades of turmoil between the agency's elected head and the state Board of Education, which is appointed by the governor.

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Wyoming scientists: Reconsider controversial set of science standards

A group of Wyoming educators has asked state education leaders to rethink their stance on a controversial set of science standards.

June 03, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

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…

Report: trim duties at state education agencies

As state lawmakers debate whether to pare down the Wyoming Department of Education amid a possible restructuring of the agency, a new national report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute suggests that states do exactly that.

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Wyoming GOP censure measure moves forward; Mead: 'We disagree'

Wyoming GOP censure measure moves forward; Mead: 'We disagree'

EVANSTON, Wyo. — A committee reviewing proposals to forward to Republicans at the state convention approved Friday morning one of two censure measures against Gov. Matt Mead.

May 02, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Records show 11 exits from Wyoming education agency since Supreme Court ruling

Records show 11 exits from Wyoming education agency since Supreme Court ruling

CASPER, Wyo. — Eleven employees have left or announced their resignation from the Wyoming Department of Education since schools chief Cindy Hill won a state Supreme Court case in January that put her back in charge of the department, according to records released Tuesday by the department.

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At least 6 leave state education agency

At least 6 leave state education agency

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — At least six employees have left the Wyoming Department of Education in the months since state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill won a state Supreme Court ruling on her powers and duties.

April 27, 2014 2:12 pmLoading…
Lawmakers discuss how Wyoming runs education system

Lawmakers discuss how Wyoming runs education system

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee is holding discussions on how the state runs its public education system.

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At least 5 resign from Wyoming  education agency

At least 5 resign from Wyoming education agency

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — At least five people, including Director Richard Crandall, have resigned from the Wyoming Department of Education since Superintendent Cindy Hill was reinstated as the department's top official last Friday.

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Some employees eye exits as Cindy Hill returns to Wyoming Education Department

Some employees eye exits as Cindy Hill returns to Wyoming Education Department

CASPER, Wyo. — A handful of people have resigned from the Wyoming Department of Education and more resignations could be coming, said the man who ran the department until Superintendent Cindy Hill took over again on Monday.

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Cindy Hill back in charge of Wyoming Education Department

Cindy Hill back in charge of Wyoming Education Department

State schools chief Cindy Hill is back in charge of the Wyoming Department of Education, following a final order from a district court judge that reinstated her as the department's top official.

April 22, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Cindy Hill

Cindy Hill

Wyoming state superintendent of public instruction Cindy Hill applauds a speaker during a Tea Party rally recently in Emblem.

April 17, 2014 6:09 pmLoading…

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