Education

Rothfuss: K-12 Funding Cuts are ‘Shortsighted’ [VIDEO]
Wyoming State Senator Chris Rothfuss, D-Laramie, says the idea of cutting K-12 education funding is "absurd."
Rothfuss says National Assessment of Educational Progress scores in Wyoming have risen in recent years while scores of other states have generally remained stagnant...
Casper Area Chamber of Commerce Endorses School Bond Measure
Stating that the Natrona County School Bond issue will be good for business and for students, the Board of Directors of the Casper Area Chamber of Commerce announced it is endorsing the bond measure on the ballot May 6.
The Board members praised the planned Pathways academies that the bond will suppo…
Campbell County Schools Asked to Study Spending Cuts
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Campbell County school principals and department heads have been asked to examine the impact of a potential 10 percent budget cut.
Administrators are considering spending cuts to avoid dipping into reserves.
They say they face a one-year lag in state reimbursement for costs at ne…
Connecticut School Stabbing
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school. A teenage boy is in custody, and police are investigating whether she was stabbed because she declined to be his date at the junior prom...
Lawmakers Discuss How State Runs Education System
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Legislature's Joint Education Interim Committee is holding discussions on how the state runs its public education system.
The discussion on Friday in Cheyenne stems from the struggle between the Legislature and the governor's office and state Superintendent o…
Ex-chief Says Some Have Quit Education Department
UPDATE Thursday April 25 - CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — 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...
Governor Subject of Huffington Post Column
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is the subject of a column in the Huffington Post. The issue at hand is the status of new science standards in the state, particularly the teaching of climate change.  The column by Bebecca Klein is entitled, "Wyoming Governor Takes Major Stand Against Modern…
E-Cigarettes Banned
GILLETTE, WYO. (AP) — Campbell County School District trustees have revised policies to ban electronic smoking devices in and around all school facilities.
District officials say that includes adults, who have been seen smoking the devices at school events
...

Load More Articles