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December 18, 2014

States That Don't Fund Public Preschool - Part One

Some of the 10 states that had no public preschool program when the National Institute for Early Education Research last issued a report in 2013 have made moves to change that.

October 07, 2014

Wyoming Attorney General Says Parents Can't Opt Children Out of Testing

Wyoming parents are not permitted to opt their children out of state assessments, according a ruling issued by the state's attorney general.

August 20, 2014

Wyoming K-12 Chief Hill Fails to Topple Incumbent Governor in GOP Primary

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.

July 23, 2014

Committee Report: Wyoming Chief Hill 'Chose Not to Follow the Law'

A report by a committee of the Wyoming Legislature said that current state Superintendent Cindy Hill has "refused to perform her duties with fidelity."

July 16, 2014

Wyoming's Native Students More Likely to Face Suspension

Although Native American students make up a small percentage of Wyoming's student population, they are suspended more than their non-minority peers.

June 25, 2014

Wyoming STEM Professors Defend Common Science Standards

Last week, nearly 50 science and math educators from the University of Wyoming wrote a position paper directed to the board of education, which blocked adoption of the common science standards, detailing why they believe critics of the Next Generation Science Standards are wrong.

May 13, 2014

Wyoming Tells Schools to Prepare for Next School Year Without a Waiver

The Wyoming Department of Education has told its schools to prepare for life without a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act for the 2014-15 school year.

May 13, 2014

Wyoming Tells Schools to Gird for Next School Year Without an NCLB Waiver

The Wyoming Department of Education tells schools that it's too late for a final decision on its pending No Child Left Behind Act waiver application in time for the 2014-15 school year.

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.

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