Too many buses, not enough cash
from Stockton Record
Some San Joaquin Valley school districts are getting nervous about an upcoming Jan. 1 deadline to replace older, polluting school buses. Theoretically, buses that aren't compliant by then would have to be taken out of service, potentially stranding students. The problem appears to be most significant in poor, rural school districts where money to replace a bus is hard to come by. Representatives with the Lodi and Manteca unified school districts said last week that their fleets already are fully compliant, and Stockton Unified says there is a plan in place to finish upgrading its 91-bus fleet, most of which is ready to roll.
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