90 bus stops eliminated for Martin County Schools, hundreds of students impacted

CBS12 reporter Erin MacPherson (l.) with Martin County Superintendent of Schools Laurie Gaylord. Supt. Gaylord said “If you live two miles or over, over two miles from the school, we get reimbursement for transportation cost per student but if you live under two miles there’s no reimbursement cost.” (Source: CBS12)


From CBS12: One week from school starting, some parents are concerned for their children’s safety.

In Martin County, 90 bus stops have been eliminated for the 2017-2018 school year, impacting about 600 students. Those students now forced to walk or find another ride to school.

Superintendent Laurie Gaylord from Martin County Schools said they’re now following the Florida State Statute.

That statute states students who live within a two mile radius of the school can’t take the bus.

For the complete story: http://cbs12.com/news/local/90-bus-stops-eliminated-for-martin-county-schools-hundreds-of-students-impacted

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