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School bus driver shortage cripples America as National Guard deployed

Troops have been brought in to battle a 'severe' and 'desperate' bus driver shortage to prevent transportation chaos at the start of another school year.

9/17/2021 11:23:00 AM

Troops have been brought in to battle a 'severe' and 'desperate' bus driver shortage to prevent transportation chaos at the start of another school year.

Troops have been brought in to battle a 'severe' and 'desperate' bus driver shortage to prevent transportation chaos at the start of another school year.

NewsweekCBSNews she receives a call about a driver shortage"every minute."The news arrives during a dearth of school bus drivers across the country. A National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) report issued on August 31, discovered in a survey that half of student-transportation coordinators described their school bus driver shortages as"severe" or"desperate."

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The report's authors add respondents believe theis responsible for much of the transportation problems.Mike Martin, Director of NAPT Executive, whichNewsweekhas contacted for an update, said in a statement:"COVID continues to have an impact on education in general and school transportation scheduling and logistics in particular, the shortage of school bus drivers has become conspicuous."

National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Executive Director Ronna Weber, agrees, adding:"[...] this year's shortage has a different feel to it."And National School Transportation Association Executive Director Curt Macysyn added how he is"vitally concerned about the short-term implications of the shortage." headtopics.com

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One bus driver 60 to 80 on one bus Overworked, underpaid and unappreciated and no one wants the job? 🤔🤷‍♀️🙄 Who bloody knew.

Kate Middleton steps out in chic tailoring to meet RAF troops behind the Afghanistan evacuationKate Middleton steps out in chic oatmeal blazer for first royal appearance after summer break. We love her tailored look at RAF Brize Norton on 15 September.

Kate Middleton wears chic Reiss blazer to meet RAF troops behind the Afghanistan evacuationKate Middleton steps out in chic oatmeal blazer for first royal appearance after summer break. We love her tailored look at RAF Brize Norton on 15 September.

Teachers struggle with anxiety, burnout as another pandemic school year beginsOftentimes, teachers tirelessly work beyond a standard school day’s hours creating lesson plans, grading students’ work and preparing for the days ahead. During the pandemic, that has only gotten worse, leading to feelings of burnout, anxiety and stress. wow Nobody is forcing them to work beyond standard school day hours. I know its not an easy job but come on. What did they do when they were teaching at School? Perhaps you're in the wrong line of work.

Indonesia's demographic dividend threatened by lengthy COVID-19 school closuresNi Kadek Suriani was looking forward to starting her second year of junior high school last year, before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Then her parents lost their jobs and she was forced to help scratch a living on Indonesia's holiday island of Bali.

25-Year-Old Woman's Biggest Dream Still Being Popular High School StudentBRISTOL, CT—Approaching the second half of her twenties with a college degree, a full-time job, and a wide circle of friends, local woman Amanda Lasky’s main goal in life still remains being a popular high school student, sources close to the 25-year-old confirmed. Well, that explains the donuts and cookies that magically appear at the office with her picture on them 25? And that’s the photo you went with?

'Unacceptable': Ohio school district condemns reported Nazi salute responding to mask request at meetingAn Ohio school district called for its community to 'be civil, respectful and not hateful in our behaviors toward one another' after an attendee at a school board meeting reportedly made a Nazi salute. I was raised in Ohio, and I have chosen to stay here because I truly do love where I’m from. These types of stories break my heart, I know people can be better than this Misleading story. The Nazi salute was saying that the school board are Nazis. The story ( and the media generally) implies that this person is a Nazi.