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School Bus Workers Facing Major Pay Cut

Thursday, March 21, 2013

School bus companies said they would cut the pay of bus workers by 7.5 percent and scale back benefits.

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Walcott Says Families Should Stay Alert for Possible Bus Strike

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Momentum behind a school bus strike picked up Sunday, as education officials blasted the drivers' union for "irresponsible" behavior.

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Talk of School Bus Strike Heats Up

Sunday, January 06, 2013

The city continues its efforts to prepare families for a possible bus strike as the drivers' union held a large rally on Sunday. Union leaders say they hope to avoid a job action in favor of negotiated job protection for its experienced bus drivers.

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School Bus Delays Come Under Council Review

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Parents of special and general education students have collected their fair share of school bus nightmare stories and many will have a chance to recount them at Wednesday's City Council hearing on recent transportation problems. The bus companies are not expected to attend.

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For Homeless Students, Many Unanswered Questions

Friday, November 18, 2011

How many homeless students are enrolled in the city schools? How many live within walking distance of their schools? Those and other questions came into sharp focus this week with a news report about N-Dia Layne, a 4th grader searching for stability, with no clear answers from city agencies readily available.

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School Bus Having a Bumpy Ride? Here Are Some Tips

Thursday, September 22, 2011

A new school year means 7,000 yellow buses rolling through the streets each day, moving 160,000 students. It also means confusion about bus routes, especially during the first few weeks of school. Hear parents’ stories and find out how you can get help if you’re experiencing trouble on your bus route.

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