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Democrat who challenged Matt Mead for governor takes over as chair of state Education Board

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CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Pete Gosar is the new chairman of the State Board of Education.

The Democrat who challenged Matt Mead in the governor's race last year replaces outgoing chair Ron Micheli.

Gosar says one the biggest tasks facing the board is putting new science standards in place.

A bill that would allow the board to consider the Next Generation Science Standards is currently making its way through the Legislature.

KUWR reports (http://bit.ly/1JeyUhL ) that the education board has also decided to form a task force to determine a common vision for Wyoming's public education system.


Information from: KUWR-FM, http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/wpr/

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