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State: K-12 education funding lawsuit should be dismissed

State: K-12 education funding lawsuit should be dismissed

Posted Date: 11/11/2022

State: K-12 education funding lawsuit should be dismissed CHEYENNE —– The state argued Monday that the Wyoming Education Association’s lawsuit alleging inadequate K-12 education funding should be . . .

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State education initiatives outline big ideas, but no proposals

State education initiatives outline big ideas, but no proposals

Posted Date: 10/31/2022

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WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: Teacher Apprenticeship Builds Workforce to Combat Teacher Shortage

WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: Teacher Apprenticeship Builds Workforce to Combat Teacher Shortage

Posted Date: 10/26/2022

WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: Teacher Apprenticeship Builds Workforce to Combat Teacher Shortage Earning a paycheck while receiving on-the-job training and a free college education adds up to a . . .

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Cognia recognizes 96 U.S. schools in 34 states and D.C., and 38 systems in countries...

Cognia recognizes 96 U.S. schools in 34 states and D.C., and 38 systems in countries...

Posted Date: 10/18/2022

Cognia recognizes 96 U.S. schools in 34 states and D.C., and 38 systems in countries across the globe with award for excellence in education Cognia, the global school improvement organization . . .

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A Newcastle High School teacher is selected as Wyoming’s Teacher of the Year

A Newcastle High School teacher is selected as Wyoming’s Teacher of the Year

Posted Date: 09/29/2022

A Newcastle High School teacher is selected as Wyoming’s Teacher of the Year The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) recently announced that Zach Beam, a physical science, physics, and advanced . . .

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Some Small Wyoming Towns Dominate On Test Scores While Largest School Districts Languish

Some Small Wyoming Towns Dominate On Test Scores While Largest School Districts Languish

Posted Date: 09/29/2022

Some Small Wyoming Towns Dominate On Test Scores While Largest School Districts Languish Focused teachers, involved parents and good planning are the secrets to high test scores in Wyoming, school . . .

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Mountain View Football Team Honors Fallen American Soldiers On Helmets

Mountain View Football Team Honors Fallen American Soldiers On Helmets

Posted Date: 09/15/2022

Mountain View Football Team Honors Fallen American Soldiers On Helmets By Wendy Corr, Cowboy State Daily  At Mountain View High School in southwest Wyoming, football is a big deal. The Mountain . . .

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Sweetwater School Board Defends Teachers Hiding Students’ Transgender Status From Parents

Sweetwater School Board Defends Teachers Hiding Students’ Transgender Status From Parents

Posted Date: 09/15/2022

Sweetwater School Board Defends Teachers Hiding Students’ Transgender Status From Parents By Clair McFarland, Cowboy State Daily Clair@CowboyStateDaily.com A Wyoming school board on Monday . . .

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Three proposed charter schools win approval from state board

Three proposed charter schools win approval from state board

Posted Date: 09/15/2022

Three proposed charter schools win approval from state board Despite some pushback, three proposed Wyoming charter schools won charter contracts Wednesday after approval from a state board. The . . .

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Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy shuts for now due to staff shortage (update 1)

Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy shuts for now due to staff shortage (update 1)

Posted Date: 09/15/2022

Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy shuts for now due to staff shortage (update 1) CHEYENNE – A type of military academy in Guernsey that's affiliated with the government is drastically scaling back . . .

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School capacity concerns come to lawmakers’ attention

School capacity concerns come to lawmakers’ attention

Posted Date: 09/12/2022

School capacity concerns come to lawmakers’ attention CHEYENNE — Laramie County School District No. 1 is not only the state’s largest K-12 district, it also has the biggest problem with school . . .

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Wyoming Education Association sues state over school funding

Wyoming Education Association sues state over school funding

Posted Date: 08/18/2022

  The Wyoming Education Association is suing the state over school funding, asserting that it violated its constitutional duty to adequately fund public education.  The association filed the . . .

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How Staff Shortages Will Impact Upcoming School Year

How Staff Shortages Will Impact Upcoming School Year

Posted Date: 08/12/2022

Please click on the link below for an article from Wyoming News Now https://www.wyomingnewsnow.tv/2022/08/12/how-staff-shortages-will-impact-upcoming-school-year/ . . .

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Three school districts chosen to participate in pilot teacher apprenticeship program

Three school districts chosen to participate in pilot teacher apprenticeship program

Posted Date: 07/11/2022

Three school districts chosen to participate in pilot teacher apprenticeship program School districts from Laramie, Teton and Fremont counties will participate in a pilot teacher apprenticeship . . .

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Meet Darrin Jennings: Carbon County School District #2

Meet Darrin Jennings: Carbon County School District #2

Posted Date: 07/11/2022

Meet Darring Jennings ~ New Superintendent of Carbon County #2 Let’s take a moment to introduce you to the new superintendent of Carbon #2. He is a familiar face around the district and poised to . . .

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