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In Wyoming, lawmakers research ways to fund schools

The current education budget deficit in Wyoming is $478 million for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 with future legislation almost certain to include drastic cuts to the education budget overall.

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The current education budget deficit in Wyoming is $478 million for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 with future legislation almost certain to include drastic cuts to the education budget overall. Recently, the state passed a law that allows spending from its rainy day fund, but legislators must eventually choose from more long-term options to stabilize funding for the system. (Wyoming Public Media)

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