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Spanish Daily Journal
     September 17, 2019      #35-260 sdj
The Herscher School District is among those struggling to find school bus drivers.

Schools struggle to find bus drivers 

Las escuelas luchan por encontrar conductores de autobuses

HOPKINS PARK — Lorenzo R. Smith School in Pembroke Township is similar to most schools: It is struggling to recruit bus drivers.

In previous years, the school had four bus routes, but reduced that to three this year. But one position remains vacant, so the school is down to two bus drivers.

“We had to consolidate our routes to make sure all students are picked up,” Superintendent Marcus Alexander said in an interview Monday. “We aim to fill the third position, and we have a few leads for it. It’s a hard position to fill. It’s part-time work.”

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