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  • Delays worsen for NYC school buses and the families that rely on them

    Dec 13, 2022

    11.21.2022 | Gothamist | In prepared testimony, Janyll Canals with Advocates for Children of New York, said some kids entitled to bus service still don’t have it. “Just last week, we heard from a Spanish-speaking parent whose high school student with a disability has not yet attended school this year because there is no bus in place,” she said. 

    Approximately 150,000 students – including young children, students with disabilities, homeless students and children in foster care – are entitled to bus service. The city spends nearly $2 billion on school transportation but problems have plagued the system for years. Parents, especially parents of children with disabilities, have long complained of hours-long commutes, delays and missed pickups. Read article