As the schools across our service region open, we are doing all we can to keep them safe and healthy. Plans vary by school, some have staggering start times, some are rotating students with in-person learning for two days, one day for deep cleaning and two more days of learning. Lunches may be eaten in
FBG Cedar Rapids employees, Jamie Niemeyer and Lynsey Niemeyer, prepare to disinfect the new Davita Dialysis location in Fort Dodge. This is an FBG Level 2 disinfecting application (suspected contamination). Raelyn Wickerath, Julia Groesbeck and Tony Leeper also helped with this process.
Studies have shown that students who miss just two days of school each month are more likely to fail at math and reading, and that chronic absenteeism decreases the likelihood of graduation. While many factors contribute to students missing school, the school environment does not have to be one of them. Nearly 22 million school days