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Two boys hurry to Sunrise Elementary School in Cheyenne on Monday, the future of their education facing uncertain financing. The Legislature  has a challenge to fund schooling in the face of a decline in mineral revenue. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)

Lawmakers debate $400M education funding crisis

Collapsing revenues mean the 64th Wyoming Legislature will struggle to provide the services residents expect, especially in the public schools; to fix it, leaders of the Legislature say, spending, revenues, and new taxes must be evaluated