Hill bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Lawmakers Latest Effort To Change Ed Management Will Go Slowly http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-latest-effort-change-ed-management-will-go-slowly <p>The Legislature's Joint Education Committee is moving forward with an effort to study alternative ways to manage the Wyoming Department of Education and will seek input from education stakeholders and the public in that process.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:06:28 +0000 Aaron Schrank 60490 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmakers Latest Effort To Change Ed Management Will Go Slowly Mead Says Legislative Committee Should Focus On Education http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-says-legislative-committee-should-focus-education <p></p><p>A Wyoming legislative committee will decide if it wants to reconsider the powers and duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction this Friday.&nbsp;</p><p>State Superintendent Cindy Hill returned to lead the Department of Education this week, after the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled that a law stripping her ability to oversee the department was unconstitutional.&nbsp;</p><p>Governor Matt Mead says he doesn’t know what the legislative committee will try to do.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:20:19 +0000 Bob Beck 57227 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead Says Legislative Committee Should Focus On Education Judge Delays Reinstating Superintendent Hill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/judge-delays-reinstating-superintendent-hill <p>A District Court Judge has asked for more information before he issues an order allowing State Superintendent Cindy Hill to resume her duties as head of the Wyoming Department of Education.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:11:13 +0000 Bob Beck 55526 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Judge Delays Reinstating Superintendent Hill Management Council approves additional money for Hill Investigation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/management-council-approves-additional-money-hill-investigation <p>The Wyoming legislature’s management council voted unanimously today/Tuesday to provide 100-thousand dollars to a special committee investigating State Superintendent Cindy Hill.&nbsp;</p><p>Hill is accused of mismanaging federal funds, abusing state resources, and creating a hostile work environment.&nbsp; Hill has denied the allegations.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:05:09 +0000 Bob Beck 48427 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Management Council approves additional money for Hill Investigation Supreme Court agrees to hear Hill case http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/supreme-court-agrees-hear-hill-case <p>The Wyoming Supreme Court has agreed to hear the lawsuit filed by state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill.<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;Hill is suing the state and Gov. Matt Mead over a new law that took away many of her powers and duties.<br>&nbsp;<br>Laramie County District Judge Thomas Campbell last month asked the Supreme Court to take up the lawsuit because it raises constitutional questions.<br>&nbsp; Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:46:00 +0000 Associated Press 38872 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Supreme Court agrees to hear Hill case Hill loses injunction request http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hill-loses-injunction-request <p>State Superintendent Cindy Hill will take her case to the Wyoming Supreme Court.</p><p>Wednesday District Court Judge Thomas Campbell refused to issue a preliminary injunction and restore her powers and duties immediately. &nbsp;But he did send her case immediately to the Wyoming Supreme Court for further action.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:30:31 +0000 Associated Press 38277 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hill loses injunction request Constitution Party sponsors referendum on “Hill bill” http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/constitution-party-sponsors-referendum-hill-bill <p></p><p>Senate File 104 – better known as the Hill Bill - passed in the legislative session that just ended. But it might be challenged in the next election if organizers of a new referendum can get enough signatures to put it on the ballot.</p><p>The bill removed some powers from &nbsp;State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill. &nbsp;It also created a State Education Director that will be appointed by the governor. &nbsp;The Director will oversee the State Department of Education. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:53:17 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 37418 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Constitution Party sponsors referendum on “Hill bill”