If approved, the Wyoming Legislature to hold special session on Cindy Hill case

By: Robert Geha/Chris Turner
By: Robert Geha/Chris Turner
The Wyoming Legislature will hold a special session this spring to deal with the legal matters in the Cindy Hill case.

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2010 file photo, Cindy Hill answers audience questions during a General Election Debate for Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Wyoming Union in Laramie, Wyo. In just over a year since becoming the state's top public education official, Hill is finding that the learning curve in managing a large government agency can be more challenging than in running a grade school. (AP Photo/Laramie Boomerang, Andy Carpenean, File)

The Legislature’s Management Council, made up of mostly House and Senate leaders, is hedging its bets on whether the Wyoming Supreme Court will reopen the Cindy Hill case.
The State High Court ruled last week Senate File 104 as unconstitutional.
It had replaced the State Schools Superintendent as head of the Education Department with an appointed director.
So now the Management Council has decided to have a special session this spring to draft new legislation dealing with how the Education Department will be run.
This has to be approved by the full legislature next week.

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