Supt. Of Public Instruction

Petition To Repeal Wyoming Schools Chief Law Fails
 CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The secretary of state’s office says the drive to repeal a new law reducing the powers and duties of Wyoming’s superintendent of public instruction has failed. State Election Director Peggy Nighswonger said Friday that the referendum effort collected …
Supt. Hill Seeks $6.3 Million Budget
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is seeking more than $6 million for her newly reorganized office over the next 17 months. Gov. Matt Mead has recommended just over $2 million. The Legislature is working on the budget this week. Last week, Hill was stripped…
House Decides On Wyo. School Supt. Duties
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s decision time in the House of Representative on whether to make major changes in the duties of the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction. The bill has been debated on the House floor for the past two days and faces one more vote Friday. The measure has…
Proposed Bill to Change UW President Search Decision [AUDIO]
A judge in Laramie has ordered the University Board of Trustees to identify the finalists for university president after they get those names from a search committee. A proposed bill in the Wyoming House may change that decision. UW trustees say a closed search encourages more applicants, but the me…
Supt. Cindy Hill Responds To Critical Report
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is getting a chance to respond to a report by consultants that’s critical of her agency’s handling of public school reform. Hill was scheduled to give her response before the Legislature’s Select Committee on E…
AP Interview: Hill Unbowed Despite Criticism
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Just over a year into her job as Wyoming’s top public education official, Cindy Hill is finding that the learning curve in managing a large government agency can be more challenging than running a grade school. Hill has seen an exodus of employees from the Departm…