Public schools are unique from private schools because they are government entities, which means certain constitutional rules and protections apply. For instance, students have the right to pray but the school may not carve out any special exceptions for any one religion in compliance with the First Amendment. Welcome to FindLaw's coverage of Wyoming's education laws, with legalese-free explanations of the law. In this section, you'll learn about school prayer laws; how the state regulates the use of corporal punishment by teachers and administrators; compulsory education law; and rules for safeguarding the privacy of students' records. Click on a link below to learn more about Wyoming education laws.