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Leaders with LA unified once free metro transit passes for all the students in the district with over eighty percent of L. A. U. S. T. is more than six hundred thousand students living in poverty superintendent Austin pewter told metros board of directors something as basic as coming up with the money to buy a bus pass to get to school can be a barrier which prevents a child from getting the education they deserve Jackie Goldberg is a member of the Los Angeles school board our young people need to see the city as the classroom they need to see the city has places they can go besides school to learn they go to museums to go to parks to go to exhibit you know when you don't have a bus pass that you can afford you don't go anywhere metro's board voted to have the C. E. O. working in collaboration with LA unified as well as other school districts in the county to study the costs and benefits of put tensely providing students with free transit a report is due back in a