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February 13, 2014

Confusion Over a Wyo. Common-Core Bill; Push to Support Standards in Ga.

A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.

January 29, 2014

Wyoming State Chief Wins Court Battle Over Her Job, But War Continues

Cindy Hill has said she'll resume her previous duties as Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction, but an ongoing state investigation into her conduct still could pose problems.

January 09, 2014

More Ethics Woes for Wyoming's Hill as Accountant Alleges Improper Payments

As she begins her run for governor, the Wyoming superintendent faces the possibility of impeachment by lawmakers due to possible misconduct.

October 03, 2013

Six States to Get Common-Core Implementation Support

The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a six-state collaborative to improve common-core implementation on Oct. 3.

August 23, 2013

Indiana Governor Creates New K-12 Agency, Irritating State Chief

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced a new Center for Innovation and Career Education on Aug. 23, a move that irked Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

August 09, 2013

Common Core: How Much is it Damaging Test Scores?

New York, California and Wyoming have all reported broad declines in students' test performance this year, attributing the drops in varying degrees to the Common Core State Standards.

June 28, 2013

Wyoming's New Chief Has Strong Ties to Common Core, ALEC

Wyoming's new head of public schools is a strong common core supporter who has worked on the ALEC Education Task Force.

June 21, 2013

Baseball Bats and the Buddy System: Report Slams Ex-Wyoming Chief

A report by Wyoming state investigators says former K-12 chief Cindy Hill was responsible for corruption and mismanagement in her department.

February 15, 2013

A Round-Up of School Choice Legislation Across the U.S.

From vouchers and tax credits to charter schools and parent trigger laws, many state legislatures are debating the merits and drawbacks of school choice.

January 30, 2013

Wyoming K-12 Chief Stripped of Powers, Files Lawsuit

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed legislation stripping Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of her K-12 authority. Hill has sued to overturn the law.

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