Education

CALL FOR ACTION: Guns in Schools Policy

Many of us have raised questions with Park County School District #6 School Board about the possible conflict of interest Trustee Scott Weber may have while they are considering the implementation of HB 194,“Armed Security” in our schools.  As you may know, Weber owns a gun store in the district…

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Guns in Schools: public discussion opportunity

Guns in Schools public discussion at School Board meeting on Oct. 17 at 5:30. Thank you to all who attended the work session last week. It was a polite group and we all heard many comments by the School Board members that should be addressed at the regular board meeting…

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Speak Up NOW About Guns In Our Schools.

CALL FOR ACTION Most Wyoming Rising – Northwest members have deep misgivings about allowing school staff and/or volunteers to carry loaded weapons in the classrooms and hallways of our schools. Help the Cody School Board pass sensible policy that creates safer schools and communities. WRN Member Nicki Tisthammer is tracking…

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Tell lawmakers to “Buck Up” for Wyoming public schools

Folks: The Wyoming State Legislature’s “Special Committee on School Finance Recalibration” is asking for comments from citizens about public education funding. Wyoming public schools face a roughly $250 million annual budget shortfall due to decreases in mineral tax revenues. This is after the State Legislature cut $55 million from the…

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Education funding shortfall: Public meeting in Cody next week

In coming months, Wyoming lawmakers may trim more funding from schools, create new taxes or change what K-12 education looks like for students statewide. Before then, they want to hear from you. During four public meetings around Wyoming next week, stakeholders can discuss the impact of the state’s educational program…

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