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Commission rejects larger classroom numbers


September 22, 2018

CASPER — A state commission voted Thursday to maintain the number of elementary students that can be in a Wyoming classroom after pushback from educators and some lawmakers. 

The School Facilities Committee was considering whether to allow all elementary grade levels to max out classroom sizes at 25 students. Lawmakers and facilities officials said the proposed change was an attempt to let schools maximize their space as the state moves away from its period of constructing new buildings to maintaining its current fleet. 

But opponents, like the Wyoming Education Association, decried the...

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