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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.

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.

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