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Millions on Drop Outs?

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A new report says Wyoming spends $4.3 million a year on first-year community college students who then drop out of school. The report out Thursday from the American Institutes of Research says that from 2004 to 2009, about $21 million in state appropriations and grants were spent on community college students who dropped out after their first year.

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October School Board Meeting

School District #2 had its monthly meeting this week, and the color guard from Troop 312 kicked things off by leading the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance. A short while later Chairman Tim Harding announced the winner of the School District Number Two Teacher of the Year award for 2011. The school board and the attending audience gave a standing ovation as Tammy Noble's name was announced. Tammy Noble is a twenty year veteran of District Number 2 and goes above and beyond to teach children with special needs.

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Putting Students to Work

     SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) - A Sheridan elementary school is teachingits students by putting them to work at jobs that were once done by school personnel.