Wyoming

Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 4, 2009 – Education Week
Unlike many other states, Wyoming finds itself in a healthy financial position, thanks to its mineral and energy wealth.
February 20, 2008 – Education Week
Wyoming legislators have nearly doubled the amount of aid for education in recent years.
June 20, 2007 – Education Week (Web)
The Hathaway Success Curriculum offers more money to students based on the rigor of their studies.
April 4, 2007 – Education Week
Gov. Dave Freudenthal called on Wyoming residents to look beyond their own counties, school districts, and political parties and to concentrate on the state first.
January 24, 2007 – Education Week
Thirteen Western states that are home to more than 93 percent of the nation’s federally owned land have formed a coalition to lobby Washington for an annual $4 billion in lost local and state property-tax revenues on the federal land, nearly $1.9 billion of which would have gone to pay for public education.
December 13, 2006 – Education Week
In an effort to save money and time, all new Wyoming elementary schools must now be built using one of five to seven prototypical designs, the Wyoming School Facilities Commission has decided.
December 6, 2006 – Education Week
The races for the nation’s two open state superintendent seats remained too close to call this morning, while incumbents in four states retained their seats.
November 8, 2006 | Updated: May 2, 2016 – Education Week (Web)
Rising natural-gas and oil prices have left energy-rich Wyoming in a financial position that state officials usually can only dream of—a $1.8 billion surplus projected for this year, and barely enough ways to spend the money in the sparsely populated state.
May 17, 2006 – Education Week
Legislators pumped millions of dollars into education during the Wyoming’s recently concluded session, ending with a budget of just over $1 billion a year for K-12 programs for fiscal year 2007.
May 10, 2006 – Education Week

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