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North Carolina Superintendent Asks Parents to Drive Students Amid Shortages

Parents of students at Guilford County Schools in North Carolina may have to drive their kids to school themself as the district struggles to find school bus drivers, reported Fox 8.

Superintendent Sharon Contreras relayed a plan on Tuesday and talked about safety for the school year.

In order to alleviate stress on the system, Contreras suggested parents bring their children to school, if they can.

According to survey administered by FOX 8, Guilford County had 372 bus drivers but still needed another 55, at this writing.


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