NORTH OF TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The final concern of parents who send students to campuses is finding ways to get them to face-to-face classes due to the lack of school bus drivers.
Nationally, parents are told to expect significant school bus delays for the foreseeable future.
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Public schools in Pittsburgh, Pa., Have told parents nearly 800 children will have to walk.
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Many districts are offering cash incentives to drivers in hopes of getting more to register. In Atlanta, Georgia, bonuses of $ 1,000 are offered to new hires… the incentives in Baltimore are three times higher.
North Texas principals say delays waste precious time in class and hiring 22 drivers would make all the difference.
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Plano Independent School District updates school bus delays on its website, while Garland is offering drivers a $ 2,000 bonus.