Skip to comments.Bus Driver Walkout Strands Students
Posted on 08/18/2012 2:52:49 AM PDT by FunkyZero
INDIANAPOLIS -- At least 12,000 Indianapolis Public School students were stuck at school Friday afternoon after dozens of bus drivers called in to work.
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Fire them. That way they can get unemployment and new drivers can be hired to take the kids back and forth to school.
Giver them a medal for preventing the government run schools from indoctrinating the poor students.
Maybe in Indianapolis and in this economy it would be easy to hire/train replacement drivers, but in Northern VA, it’s awfully difficult. The pay for a starting driver here is (or was) higher than a starting teacher. And they get the same benes.
I know. I’m from New Jersey, and I used to walk to school when I was in the first grade. It was probably about one mile away. My younger brother got caught up in the integration nonsense and was bused to a school on the opposite end of town.
I got in trouble walking to school. I cut flowers from my teacher’s yard and gave them to her.
When I was 6, I was bussed to a school in the projects which was also on the opposite side of our town. It was like being thrown into a prison. The next year, my family moved and I was able to walk to school less than a quarter of a mile away. Some students were bussed into our school. They made up a majority of the discipline problems and filled up the remedial classes. I was in a gifted and talented class and hardly received any instruction (other than to be told which pages to read)as the teacher’s time was filled with trying to teach these students basic reading skills and breaking up fights.
I’d fight their claim. They refused to show up to work. They quit.
Most states don’t pay unemployment if you were fired for cause.
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