Bus funding remains a challenge for schools even with more state money

State lawmakers allocated $15 million to upgrade aging school bus fleets in public school districts across Georgia when it passed its 2019 fiscal year budget last month, but the money is not nearly enough to serve the needs of the Hall County and Gainesville school systems. “While I am always thankful for any funding, the state allotment will mean approximately two buses for Hall County,” Superintendent Will Schofield said. Read the full article at The Gainesville Times.

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