Education

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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Call for Participants: Wyoming Math Standards Review Committee

From the Wyoming Department of Education via Wyoming Rising member, Lolly Jolley: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  |  03-13-2017 Contact Kari Eakins, Communications Director, at kari.eakins@wyo.gov or 307-777-2053. CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: MATH STANDARDS REVIEW COMMITTEE CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is seeking residents who are interested in serving on…

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