Montgomery County school board likely to hear concerns about shorter bus routes
The school board approved increased walking distances for elementary students from one-tenths of a mile to three-tenths of a mile. Older students may now walk up to a half-mile to reach a bus stop, up from two-tenths of a mile previously. The changes are expected to save about $50,000, or the rough equivalent of a teacher salary.
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