The Legislature’s education funding debate is on track for public school disaster

Conflicting egos, draconian cuts, and a staunch refusal to raise new revenues spell disaster for Wyoming education.

Senate budget proposes $130 million in cuts to Wyoming schools

The proposed cuts, on top of the $77 million the Legislature has already cut from public education over the past two years, would be devastating to Wyoming schools and communities.

Amendments to defund Wyoming schools pass Senate committee

The Wyoming State Senate wants education funding cuts so big that lawmakers know the Supreme Court will reject them. So, two senators are trying to change the constitution to make their cuts to public schools legal.

Senate Education Committee backs meager measure to promote state-supported early childhood education

Wyoming is one of the few states that doesn't fund early childhood education. A proposed bill won't change that—but it at least moves us in the right direction.

Back-door Bebout reassigns public school defunding bill to a friendlier committee

SUGGESTED FOR YOU Senate passes oil and gas tax break while Wyoming faces a budget crisis What should have been a pleasant visit turned darkly …

If there’s fat to cut from Wyoming public schools, why didn’t “Recalibration” find it?

SUGGESTED FOR YOU Education advocates reluctantly root for the lesser evil in the Senate Over the next two days, a bill before the State Senate …

The Cuts So Far (Part 7): Public schools – No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers

SUGGESTED FOR YOU Wyoming’s budget is the smallest it has been in 15 years. We still need new revenues. In the final days of this …

How to cut Wyoming’s education budget shortfall in half without raising taxes or drawing money from savings

SUGGESTED FOR YOU Senate passes oil and gas tax break while Wyoming faces a budget crisis What should have been a pleasant visit turned darkly …

Consultants, finding no major areas for education cuts, leave lawmakers to defund Wyoming public schools on their own accord

Want to cut Wyoming education funding? Fine. That means closing rural schools.