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January 30, 2018

Inadequate Hiring for Bus Drivers Raises Questions in Lancaster

Posted on January 30, 2018  An interesting thing happened in Lancaster County recently: Pennsylvania’s auditor general says that a Lancaster school district had hired five bus drivers who had criminal records. These records were bad enough to ban them from transporting students, but they had been hired anyway. At least one of those drivers had a conviction of assault and others had drug possession convictions. The unfortunate thing is that, looking back on audits to 2008 on the School District of Lancaster, 21 out of 132 bus drivers didn’t meet employment standards to be driving bus for that school district. […]