Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting ToolThere was relief this week from Chicago Public Schools’ busing vendors, as the district relaxed a vaccine mandate that many feared would worsen a driver shortage that is already causing major problems. But vendors are still just as desperate for drivers.
Since 73 School Bus Drivers Quit Days Before CPS School Year Began, Student Transportation Access Problem Has Gotten WorseThe fallout persists from those dozens of school bus drivers who resigned at the start of the school year for the Chicago Public Schools – and new numbers just out show the problem may be bigger than first thought.
Some Schools In Oswego Forced To Go Remote After Dozens Of Bus Drivers Call In SickParents in one suburban school district are wondering what the days to come will bring after a bus driver shortage caused some schools to cancel in-person learning on Tuesday.
School Bus Driver Shortage Has Kids Getting To School Late; Companies Point To COVID Vaccine RequirementsBus drivers are doubling and tripling their routes, and kids getting to school an hour late – that is the reality caused by a bus driver shortage that’s showing no signs of letting up.
Massive School Bus Driver Shortage At CPS Had Family Spending $36 For Student's 9-Mile Lyft Ride HomeOn Tuesday, Chicago Public Schools bus drivers and riders will load up bright and early for day two of the 2021-2022 school year – and both groups hope it goes much more smoothly than it did on Monday.
Bus Driver Shortage Throws Wrench Into Start Of School Year For CPS After 73 Drivers QuitThis first day of school for the Chicago Public Schools, school bus drivers who are upset with COVID-19 vaccination requirements have thrown a wrench into things.
Facing Shortage Of Drivers, School Bus Companies Ramp Up Recruitment Efforts As New School Year Looms‘We need these people now. These kids, they need to get to school now,” said Cindy Sosnowski, the contract manager at Illinois Central School Bus.
Working For Chicago: School Bus Companies Looking For DriversAs reopening expands, one school bus vendor is on the hunt for drivers to work with summer camps and other local summer programming.