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Cheyenne school district experiences pandemic-driven bus driver shortage

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Laramie County School District 1 has not been immune from the national bus driver shortage caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

The shortage has led to governors across the nation having members of the National Guard drive buses, and even the federal government proposing legislation to ease the guidelines for commercial driver’s license holders. 

Although the local school district has not been driven to this point yet, the burden of being short-staffed has taken its toll. 

“It’s been pr...

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