Districts go round and round on school bus reopening plans

0
62
MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place. Few challenges are proving to be more daunting than figuring out how to maintain social distance on school buses. A wide array of strategies have emerged to reduce the health risks but nobody has found a silver bullet. Should students with COVID-19 symptoms be isolated at the front of the school bus? Should bus seats be assigned? Should buses be loaded from the back? Should buses only carry a few students at a time? "The transportation professionals are left with the issue of, OK, you've got little Billy at the bus stop. Mom's not there and
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.