29 Aug '17, 1am

School Bus Agency Reduces Driver Shortage, Offers Assistance During Hurricane

School Bus Agency Reduces Driver Shortage, Offers Assistance During Hurricane

DALLAS — A struggling school bus agency has significantly cut down its driver shortage and successfully transported students as back-to-school season kicked off here last week, and is now assisting in local hurricane evacuation efforts. Dallas County Schools (DCS) announced that the first day of school for client districts on Aug. 21 was smooth and relatively uneventful, a marked change from recent years, according to a news release from the agency. DCS provides student transportation services to more than 76,000 students in 13 school districts in Dallas County. “We contacted each of the districts to make sure we met their expectations and heard an overwhelming response of positive comments from all of our clients,” said Leatha Mullins, the interim superintendent for DCS. “This has been the most successful start of school in recent years.” DCS has continued to add qualifie...

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