How to Get Chicago Kids to School Is Latest Pandemic Headache


Chicago area school districts are dealing with yet another hurdle with kids heading back to the classrooms, and that is a shortage of bus drivers. A lot of drivers retired during the pandemic or have decided because of the virus. They're not going to come back. Here's WGN's Megan Dwyer. School bus companies are now competing with uber Grubhub and Amazon to get drivers and they are finding they just can't compete despite offering incentives like signing bonuses and free healthcare. With CPS going back to school next week. The fear is the district shortage is going to be severe. W. G M reached out to CPS asking for information on their transport plan, but they have not

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