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Media coverage of the charter school movement

  1. Wyoming News Now on Jan. 8, 2024: Cheyenne Classical Academy celebrates groundbreaking ceremony 
  2. Wyoming News Now on Dec. 27, 2023: Patriot Day at Frontier Trampoline Park
  3. Oil City News on Nov. 21, 2023: Mills City Council OKs site plans for new K–12 charter school
  4. Oil City News on Nov. 9, 2023: Casper commemorates Veterans Day with school assemblies and community events
  5. Casper Star Tribune on Oct. 31, 2023:  Legislative panel grapples with state power and local control as it looks to find space for new charter schools
  6. Wyoming Tribune Eagle on Sept. 6, 2023: 'We must do better:' Testing scores improve statewide, but stay under pre-pandemic level
  7. The district’s two public charter schools, PODER Academy and PODER Academy Secondary School, were among the 12 institutions statewide that maintained a rating of “exceeding expectations” for a third year in a row. They were the only two schools with this distinction in Cheyenne, according a news release from PODER Academy.
  8. Wyoming Public Radio on August 4, 2023: The Wyoming Charter School Authorizing Board begins its work
  9. WyoFile on July 18, 2023: As reservation districts lag, lawmakers explore charter schools
  10. Casper Star Tribune on June 29, 2023: Department of Education outlines plans for new state-approved charter schools
  11. Plate County Record Times on May 31, 2023: Platte One school board meeting packed with supporters for new Chugwater charter school
  12. Wyoming Truth on May 9, 2023: WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: Lawmakers Open the Door to More Charter Schools, but Teachers Worry About the Impact (Part 1)
  13. Wyoming Truth on May 10, 2023: WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: In Cheyenne, a New Charter School Promises a ‘Classical Education’ (Part 2)
  14. Wyoming Truth on May 11, 2023: WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: With Chugwater’s School Struggling, Residents Rally to Start Their Own (Part 3)
  15. Laramie Boomerang on April 8, 2023: Expanding for the future: Snowy Range Academy aims to accommodate growing student population
  16. Laramie Live on April 10, 2023: Laramie's Snowy ranch Academy plans expansion with space to grow
  17. Cowboy State Daily on March 9, 2023: Wyoming School Choice Advocates Cheer Charter School Expansion, Teachers Not So Much
  18. Wyoming Tribune Eagle on Feb. 2, 2023: PODER Academy charter school receives national recognition