state superintendent of public instruction http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en What do you want from the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/what-do-you-want-next-state-superintendent-public-instruction <p>What do you want from the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction?</p><p></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wpmnpr-community-discussion-rules">WPM/NPR Community Discussion Rules</a></strong></p><p>By contributing your comment, you consent to the possibility of having it read on the air.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:49:56 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 60601 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org What do you want from the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction? Former Navy Commander Joins Race For State Superintendent http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/former-navy-commander-joins-race-state-superintendent <p>A former US Navy Submarine commander is running for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Republican Bill Winney says training and education were big parts of his job in the Navy, and that the Wyoming Department of Education is in need of the type of leadership he would bring to the job.<br /> Mon, 26 May 2014 13:07:48 +0000 Bob Beck 58856 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Former Navy Commander Joins Race For State Superintendent Former Educator Will Run For State Superintendent http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/former-educator-will-run-state-superintendent <p>A former classroom teacher and former Wyoming Department of Education employee has announced that she will run for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.&nbsp; Republican Jillian Balow says she has four goals.</p><p>“Enhancing local control in the school districts; increasing collaboration across the state with multiple stakeholders; empowering parents to be more involved with education; and I’m also tackling the political issues that have dominated education in Wyoming.”</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:00:11 +0000 Bob Beck 55630 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Former Educator Will Run For State Superintendent Cheyenne Republican Will Run For State Superintendent http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cheyenne-republican-will-run-state-superintendent <p>An administrator in the Wyoming Department of Family Services says she is running for state superintendent of public instruction.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:54:30 +0000 Associated Press 55470 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cheyenne Republican Will Run For State Superintendent Superintendent Hill Tries To Return To Dept. Of Ed http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/superintendent-hill-tries-return-dept-ed <p>State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill made a brief appearance at the State Department of Education in an effort to reclaim her job.&nbsp; The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that a law that removed many of Hill’s duties is unconstitutional.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Hill walked into the Department Monday morning with two of her staff members.&nbsp; &nbsp;After those staff members met with Education Director Rich Crandall she left the building.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:04:42 +0000 Bob Beck 55127 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Superintendent Hill Tries To Return To Dept. Of Ed State Senate Approves Legislation To Fix Hill Bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-senate-approves-legislation-fix-hill-bill <p>After a lengthy debate the State Senate approved a bill setting up a super committee to address a Supreme Court ruling about the duties of State Schools Superintendent Cindy Hill. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:56:02 +0000 Bob Beck 54559 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State Senate Approves Legislation To Fix Hill Bill Superintendent Cindy Hill doubts she'll be impeached http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/superintendent-cindy-hill-doubts-shell-be-impeached <p>As lawmakers wrap up their investigation of State Superintendent Cindy Hill, Hill says she’s done nothing wrong.&nbsp; A special legislative committee is currently reviewing claims that Hill misspent money when she was in charge of the State Department of Education, an allegation she denies.&nbsp; Hill contends that lawmakers investigating the charges have not let her see evidence or allowed her to respond.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:02:27 +0000 Bob Beck 51360 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Superintendent Cindy Hill doubts she'll be impeached Hill threatens to sue over libelous white paper http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hill-threatens-sue-over-libelous-white-paper <p>A lawyer representing State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is threatening to sue over comments by legislators that appeared in a white paper explaining why lawmakers removed much of Hill’s power.&nbsp; The white paper was crafted to respond to non-legislative members of the Wyoming Republican Party who expressed concern over the law's passage.&nbsp; It was distributed in an email by Big Horn Representative Rosie Berger.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hill’s Attorney Robert DiLorenzo wrote Berger saying that the white paper appeared to be defamatory and he demanded that Berger provide proof fo Wed, 17 Apr 2013 23:52:27 +0000 Bob Beck 39489 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hill threatens to sue over libelous white paper GOP leaders endorse superintendent law repeal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gop-leaders-endorse-superintendent-law-repeal <p>The Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee has approved a resolution endorsing the drive to repeal the state law that took power away from the state superintendent of public instruction.</p><p></p><p>The Central Committee approved the resolution on a 40-32 vote over the weekend in Buffalo.</p><p>The action is a slap at the Republican controlled state Legislature and Republican Gov. Matt Mead who approved the law during this past legislative session.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 21:37:35 +0000 The Associated Press 39044 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org GOP leaders endorse superintendent law repeal House votes to remove duties from State Superintendent http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/house-votes-remove-duties-state-superintendent <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After two weeks of discussion, the Wyoming Legislature has voted to remove some duties from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.&nbsp; The legislation awaits the signature of Governor Matt Mead.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The bill would hand over administration of the State Department of Education to a Governor appointed Director of Education.&nbsp;</p><p>Opponents of the bill once again complained that they were going against voters who supported the election of Superintendent Cindy Hill by a two-to-one margin.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:45:06 +0000 Bob Beck 35772 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org House votes to remove duties from State Superintendent Superintendent Hill will respond to negative report before a legislative committee http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/superintendent-hill-will-respond-negative-report-legislative-committee <p></p><p>State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill says she is looking forward to addressing a legislative committee next week following a report that was critical of her department.</p><p>The Legislative Service Office report said that errors and communication problems led to delays in the Department of Education’s ability to provide necessary federal information and required state accountability data.&nbsp; Hill says the report is inaccurate.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:02:34 +0000 Bob Beck 33635 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Superintendent Hill will respond to negative report before a legislative committee