Fearing cuts, educators want to keep school funding model

Aug. 28, 2017 By Better Wyoming staff Educators at a recent meeting on school funding in Buffalo all said they fear more legislative budget cuts …

“Recalibration” won’t make Wyoming public schools more efficient—but it provides political cover to lawmakers who want to cut education funding

Aug. 8, 2017 By Better Wyoming staff The consulting firm hired to tweak Wyoming’s public school funding system in an attempt to address the state’s …

Wyoming is the best in the United States at educating low-income students. But will our leading role survive the Legislature’s budget cuts?

July 24, 2017 By the Better Wyoming staff State legislators who claim Wyoming doesn’t get enough “bang for the bucks” it spends on public education …

Sen. Ray Peterson pretends to care about poor people (when it fits his anti-tax agenda)

June 22, 2017 By Better Wyoming staff Don’t tell Sen. Ray Peterson (R-Cowley) that funding Wyoming’s public education system is the state’s top priority. At …

Lawmakers slightly change their tunes on taxes and education

June 20, 2017 By Better Wyoming staff The budget crunch facing Wyoming education has lawmakers speaking a little differently these days. Sure, Senate President Eli …

Everything you know about Wyoming taxes is wrong

The truth about Wyoming’s tax structure and how it affects our economy is likely the opposite of what many residents think. It’s important to know …

Cookout and Speak Out for Wyoming Public Schools!

.fusion-fullwidth-9 { padding-left: 0px !important; padding-right: 0px !important; } .fusion-fullwidth-10 { padding-left: 0px !important; padding-right: 0px !important; } .fusion-fullwidth-11 { padding-left: 0px !important; padding-right: 0px …

President Bebout (Part 2): Leading the fight to not fix education funding

In this multi-part series, Better Wyoming appraises longtime politician Eli Bebout’s first session as Senate President of the Wyoming State Legislature. Click here to read …

INTERIM DISPATCH: “Recalibration” committee will have to do more than recalibrate to fix school funding

April 6, 2017 “Recalibration.” It was the one-word answer most Republican legislators gave during the recent session when asked how they plan to solve an …