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‘Many’ school buses not running in Wake County as bus drivers demand better compensation

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RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) – A significant number of Wake County schools drivers have followed through on their plans to not work Friday.

The Wake County Public Schools system has not said specifically how many bus drivers participated in Friday’s work stoppage, but multiple incident reports showed no time and long lines for children at county schools.

The district’s official constitution Friday morning’s dismissal was as follows:

“Families, many school district roads are not open this morning. Sorry for the inconvenience. Check your child’s bus route. You should provide transportation this morning and if the road is not covered. Plan for the day Please check social media and school sites for updates.

The same problem is expected to happen again at the end of school and maybe next week. The school district advised parents to plan to pick up their students if possible.

“I know we are working hard to address the root causes of this problem, but our primary concern today is ensuring student safety,” the district said in a statement Friday afternoon.

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All this after parents on Thursday warned the district’s school bus driver about the pending work stoppage.

The drivers of the said vehicle are trained to an extent free of charge. WCPSS, as well as many other districts across the state, have reported that they are short on chariots since the start of the school year.

Countries have promoted higher wages and subscriber bonuses, but the desire remains.

Because of the shortage, some drivers went off-road, with extra stipends, to service five or six schools a day.

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