Lander Education Association seeks additional safety measures in the district’s fall reopening plan

Fremont County School District #1 approved its Smart Start Plan for the 2020-21 school year to be submitted to the Wyoming Department of Education for review on July 21st.

Following this approval, the Lander Education Association (LEA) released a statement “calling for additional safety measures to be detailed in the Smart Start Schools Reopening Plan, including mandated facial coverings, temperature checks and symptom screenings, and more.”

LEA is a local affiliate of the statewide and national education associations. Their members are employees of FCSD #1 and range from teachers to bus drivers, according to their website.


LEA explains in their release that after conducting a recent survey of Lander educators, it was revealed that there are “serious concerns about safety as students return to in-person studies this fall.”

Their complete release can be viewed by clicking here.

The updated version of the FCSD #1 Smart Start Plan with revisions made during the July 21st meeting can be found by clicking here.


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