Anne Arundel County Public Schools Facing Bus Driver Shortage To Start New School Year

Anne Arundel County Schools are facing a bus driver shortage to start the new academic year, causing concerns among parents at this week’s school board meeting. “Students were guiding bus drivers on their routes, telling them which way they should be going,” Crofton Middle School parent Laticia Hicks said. “There are a number of school buses that come through our neighborhood. How are we supposed to know which bus to go on?” County schools officials say the district’s contractors, which operate about 90 percent of buses, are faced with a shortage of drivers. The district is short about 20 drivers to start the school year. (WJZ-TV)

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