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Pay hike for school bus drivers wins preliminary approval

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The committee responsible for drafting the state’s budget has approved an increase in funding for Delaware’s public school bus drivers. The Joint Finance Committee, comprised of eight Democrats and four Republicans, voted last week to add $16.9 million to address recommendations from the Public School Transportation Committee, a group consisting of legislative and state budget officials, public and charter school …

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Possible bus driver strike might make Appo high schools go virtual

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by Thomas Park on Unsplash. Appoquinimink School District may have to transition its high schools to virtual-only instruction, but not because of COVID-19.  In an email sent to parents Friday, Middletown High School principal Amanda Conley said that First Student Busing, who the district contracts for student transportation services, may be facing an employee strike. “We recently received notice …