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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: Idled school buses are viewed at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013 in New York City. The strike, the first since 1979 which lasted 14 weeks, will leave some 152,000 students, many with disabilities, without reliable transportation to get to and from school. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The latest shortage due to the pandemic economy is school bus drivers.

Obviously, if there’s no one to drive the bus, kids can’t take it…so now what? Some schools are getting creative and paying parents to drive the students in and pick them back up. One of the schools is EastSide Charter in Wilmington, Delaware. They’re giving parents $700 for the year!

One Ohio district is picking children up in shifts since they’re also pinched by the situation. One Nevada district is offering a $2-thousand bonus for school bus drivers.

Some schools are giving up. An Albuquerque, New Mexico, informed parents via email that there would be no bus service. But it was just one day before the start of school.

Source: Fox News