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School Accountability: Putting Wyoming Parents in Jail

*This post was originally published on October 22, 2014. For those of you who do not follow the news closely, you may have missed a recent piece on Wyoming Attorney General’s (AG) August letter stating that parents do not have the right … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decision Sets Aside Rule of Law

Cheyenne:  The Supreme Court today upheld the authority of the IRS to pay subsidies on the federal insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, despite the law’s clear language that subsidies are available on exchanges “established by a state,” undermining … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Strikes a Blow for Free Speech

The United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down a town’s sign regulations in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Arizona because the regulations violated the First Amendment’s free speech guarantee. In so doing, the Court reminded Americans and their local governments … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene Politics Being Played to Stop Wyoming Parents

This post was originally published on November 11, 2014. For Wyoming parents wondering what really happens behind the scenes to push the direction of statewide education policy, they need look no further.  A stunning video released this past week by the … Continue reading

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Federal Land Mismanagement

With approximately half of Wyoming’s land in federal hands, it behooves Wyomingites to keep an eye on federal land [mis]management. Continue reading

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Homeschooling on the Rise Nationally

Sheridan, Wyoming mom Sierra Mullinax traveled through the rolling hills of eastern Missouri recently, watching for Amish buggies to appear as she talked about her decision to change her children’s education. She and her kids were traveling on a 10-day, … Continue reading

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Wyoming PAWS Results: A Trifecta of Education Misery

*This post was originally published on September 25, 2014. The Wyoming Department of Education on Monday released the statewide 2014 PAWS (Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students) results in what can only be described as a rather apologetic press release. Having … Continue reading

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Direct Primary Care’s Promise

Progressives constantly frame the debate over healthcare reform as a false choice: should healthcare be financed through insurance companies or the government?  Both options leave patients at the mercy of third parties. Now an alternative known as Direct Primary Care … Continue reading

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Capitol Renovation Spending Rides the Runaway Train

The committee must stop this monument to ego and get back to the drawing board so the people of Wyoming get a Capitol they can be proud of, but more importantly, a Capitol they can afford. Continue reading

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Wyoming Denies Parents Right to Opt Children Out of High Stakes Testing

This post was originally published on October 2, 2014. Last week the Wyoming Department of Education released to the public a letter dated August 27, 2014 from the Attorney General’s office stating that parents have no right to opt their children out of statewide … Continue reading

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