An MCCSC spokesperson says the district is continuing to hire more drivers because they only have between 110 and 115 bus drivers to cover the 124 routes.
This is the first year Monroe County Community Schools has contracted with corporate bus fleet Auxilio Services. Only 18 of Auxilio's 42 routes were filled.
The MCCSC board voted Tuesday to grant 42 bus routes to a Michigan-based bus corporation to address the district's bus driver shortage.
Parents sued a school corporation for having to pay fees for buses, saying the state must provide a uniform school system available for all.
A bill that would install cameras on school buses to document drivers who ignore the traffic arm, didn't make it through the session and will return next year.
Caucus members also say they’ll look into gun control efforts in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.
Indianapolis school bus drivers called in sick because they were frustrated over changes to employment benefits, according to Durham School Services.
Washington Community School says it will have less bus stops on its route.
A bill making its way through the Indiana Senate says a simple change could save school districts money and make their fleets last longer.
Officials say the mandate goes beyond what the law requires.