John Freeman http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Committee Decides To Weigh Options Before Voting On A Hill Bill Fix http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/committee-decides-weigh-options-voting-hill-bill-fix <p>A Wyoming legislative committee is in no rush to re-visit the controversy over who should run the State Department of Education.</p><p>Joint Education Committee members asked that a bill be drafted to restore all powers to State Superintendent Cindy Hill after the Supreme Court ruled that the legislature erred in taking away her ability to oversee K through 12 education in the state.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:43:00 +0000 Bob Beck 57413 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Committee Decides To Weigh Options Before Voting On A Hill Bill Fix Bill To Enhance Graduation Requirements Fails http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/bill-enhance-graduation-requirements-fails <p>An effort to enhance graduation requirements has failed.&nbsp; Lingle Republican Matt Teeters, who chairs the House Education Committee, offered a bill that would have added some graduation requirements for those in high school.</p><p>&ldquo;This bill would suggest that we would have four years of math and four years of science added to those requirements.&nbsp; Just the fact that of having that student enrolled in those extra classes &nbsp;their senior year, prevents that institutional loss that we see when seniors take their senior year off.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:12:12 +0000 Bob Beck 19583 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Bill To Enhance Graduation Requirements Fails