Bus Driver Shortages Are Latest Challenge Hitting U.S. Schools

A shortage of bus drivers is complicating the start of a new school year already plagued with debates over mask requirements and a rise in COVID-19 cases among younger kids.

A Montana school district is offering $4,000 bonuses for new drivers.

A Delaware school district has offered to pay parents $700 to take care of their own transportation and a Pittsburgh district delayed the start of classes because they couldn’t get all of their kids to school.

A recent survey found nearly 80% of districts that responded were struggling to find bus drivers.

Has your child’s commute to school been affected by a lack of bus drivers? If you are a school bus driver, how much stress is this adding to your workload?

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