Sen. Ogden Driskill

CASPER — Three potential Wyoming schools have applied for charters now.  Prairie View Community School in Chugwater, Wyoming Classical Academy Charter School in Mills and Cheyenne Classical Academy Charter School have applied for charters, according to an update from State Superintendent of Public...
The Weston County School District No. 1 board of trustees applauded the death of the Civics Transparency Act, a bill that would have required teachers to post their class materials online for public view.  Senate File 62 died in the House Education Committee, on a 4-5 vote, on March 8 after...
Weston County will be split in half under both redistricting plans approved by Wyoming’s House of Representatives and  Senate. Sens. Cheri Steinmetz, R-Lingle, and Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower provided updates on the redistricting fight.   “This week the senate passed the redistricting bill –...
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...
There’s a simple way to predict how much public testimony to expect at the start of a committee meeting, according to Sen. Chris Rothfuss (D-Laramie). “You look at the room, the room is full. You look online, there are plenty of people,” Rothfuss told WyoFile. If participation promises to be high,...
GILLETTE —The Campbell County School District Board chairwoman Anne Ochs called Senate File 62 "a kick in the face" Tuesday night, saying it would be an unnecessary burden for school teachers. The bill would require K-12 public school teachers to list and publicize the classroom materials they use...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Redistricting meetings for northeast Wyoming have been scheduled for late this week and early next week, according to information provided by Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower.  A Sept. 20 press release from the Legislative Services Office says that the purpose of...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, and Rep. Hans Hunt, R-Newcastle,  say they are encouraged by the redistricting process that both are engaged in as members of the Joint Corporations, Election and Political Subdivision Committee. The pair met with the Board of...
WEA president responds to new transparency bill aimed at critical race theory   By Cary Littlejohn Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Grady Hutcherson, president of the Wyoming Education Association, has mixed feelings on the Civics Transparency Act, a bill recently...
Balow leads fight against critical race theory in Wyoming   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle  Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow showed her full support Friday morning for legislation designed to fight back against critical race...

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