K-12 education

Weston County School District No. 1 will not, at this time, join the Wyoming Education Association’s lawsuit claiming that the State Legislature has failed to adequately fund K-12 education, according to a recent conversation during the Sept. 7 board of trustee meeting.  The board decided to take...
CASPER — Land use revenue earmarked for Wyoming’s schools dropped for the fifth year in a row, the Legislative Service Office reported Monday. It’s the least the state has earned from activities on school trust lands in at least 15 years.  The majority of Wyoming state lands are managed to support...
CHEYENNE —A bill pushing for instructional material transparency died Monday in the House Education Committee after educators testified it would be a burden. Senate File 62 was brought forward by Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, because he said he is continually approached by constituents...
Committee cuts $60.1 million from recommended education cost adjustment   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted Monday to reduce the recommended external cost adjustment for K-12 education by $60.1...
Lawmakers review tax structure again   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With Wyoming facing an annual funding shortfall worth roughly $300 million for its K-12 education system, lawmakers on the Joint Revenue Committee spent much of their meeting Monday...
Gordon disappointed by K-12 funding impasse   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon addressed a range of issues, primarily K-12 education funding and the state’s long-term fiscal outlook, during a media briefing Thursday afternoon, a day after...
School funding measure collapses   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – A bill that would have found slight cuts to Wyoming’s $300 million education funding shortfall died Wednesday after Senate leadership declined to continue negotiating with the House of...
Sales tax increase removed from school funding bill   By Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — A proposal to address a $300 million shortfall to Wyoming’s K-12 education funding model is headed to the Senate floor, but a sales tax hike won’t be a part of the...
House, Senate offer competing school funding proposals   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With roughly two weeks left in the Legislature’s general session, lawmakers in the state Senate and House of Representatives have been working on proposals to address...
Committee adds sales tax increase to school funding bill   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Funding for the state’s K-12 education system took center stage Monday as the House Education Committee continued to work on a school funding recalibration bill and...

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