Districts learn to cope with bus driver shortages
Districts across the country are facing persistent bus driver shortages and look to creative recruitment solutions. Some districts have increased wages to attract applicants, offered signing bonuses to new drivers, and promoted financial incentives for referrals, according to reports.
Why zero-emission school buses are gaining traction
Green school buses have received some high-profile endorsements. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promoting electric school buses in his "Green New Deal," Vox reports. Sanders' plan would pay for many schools and cities to switch to electric buses.