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Parents relieved school buses are up and running again
Parents relieved school buses are up and running again
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 2/21/2013 at 11:36AM

The wheels on the bus will finally be going round and round again. School bus drivers and matrons returned to their posts on Wednesday, February 19, after the month-long stalemate that left more than 150,000 students stranded. “I am very pleased and happy that the strike is over,” said Far Rockaway resident Crystal Blount, whose [...]

Striking school bus drivers stand by their demands
Striking school bus drivers stand by their demands
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 1/30/2013 at 9:14AM

Maria Gentile has driven a school bus for more than 34 years. She knows the name of every student she carries along her route, through Bayside, Douglaston and Oakland Gardens. She’s witnessed the first and last days of school for countless families. When she drops a child off at home, she doesn’t drive away until [...]