State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Hill Report Could Be Fodder For Impeachment http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hill-report-could-be-fodder-impeachment <p>A special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released a scathing report Tuesday concluding she failed to follow legislative funding directives and demanded rank-and-file education department staff to demonstrate personal loyalty to her.</p><p>Hill has 15 days to respond before the committee will issue its final report, probably before the end of the month.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:02:54 +0000 Associated Press 60707 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hill Report Could Be Fodder For Impeachment Wyoming Graduation Rates Fall For Fourth Straight Year http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-graduation-rates-fall-fourth-straight-year <p>High school graduation rates in Wyoming dropped for the fourth year in a row, according to data released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.&nbsp;</p><p>About 78 percent of Wyoming high school students graduated on time during the 2012 - 2013 school year, down from more than 80 percent four years ago.</p><p>In the same period, Laramie 1 school district in Cheyenne, the largest district in the state, saw its graduation rate fall from near 77 percent to below 72 percent.</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:20:05 +0000 Aaron Schrank 58699 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Graduation Rates Fall For Fourth Straight Year Cindy Hill Discusses Return To Office, Standards http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cindy-hill-discusses-return-office-standards <p>State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill will soon be returning to lead the Wyoming Department of Education.&nbsp; Unless you’ve been under rock, you know that the Superintendent had her ability to oversee the department removed by the legislature and the governor last year.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:48:49 +0000 Bob Beck 56711 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cindy Hill Discusses Return To Office, Standards 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 Hill Bill Fix Dies In The House http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hill-bill-fix-dies-house <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives will not debate a bill that was supposed to resolve issues arising from a Supreme Court ruling concerning the duties of Superintendent Cindy Hill.</p><p></p><p>House Floor Leader Kermit Brown decided to let the bill die, saying it was premature and would take too long to debate.&nbsp;</p><p>"The courts are not done with the process, the audit's not done, there are a lot of things not done.&nbsp; The bill's premature and it was gonna take a lot of time we didn't have, so I just stopped where I stopped."</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:18:20 +0000 Bob Beck 54821 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hill Bill Fix Dies In The House Senate Defeats And Reconsiders Hill Legislation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-defeats-and-reconsiders-hill-legislation <p>The Wyoming Senate&nbsp;reconsidered and passed a bill that would set up a special committee to review the recent Supreme Court decision about Superintendent Cindy Hill.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:58:55 +0000 Bob Beck 54010 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate Defeats And Reconsiders Hill Legislation 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 Lawmakers reflect on unusual session http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-reflect-unusual-session <p>It’s been over a week since the Wyoming legislature wrapped up the 2013 session.&nbsp; It was a session that many lawmakers called unusual, mainly due to the unexpected legislation that removed powers from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill.&nbsp; The other surprise was that the interaction between legislators and the public got heated at times, especially during debate on gun bills.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck spoke with a number of legislators about the session and has this report.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:50:51 +0000 Bob Beck 37756 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmakers reflect on unusual session