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This Delaware charter school will pay parents $700 this year for every child they drive themselves, as a bus driver shortage forces some schools to delay opening

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School systems across the nation are facing a shortage of bus drivers, the Washington Post reported on Monday. With the end of summer quickly approaching, some schools have been forced to push back start dates while they search for new hires.

EastSide Charter School in Delaware is offering parents financial incentives to drive their own children to and from school.

“EastSide wants to pay you $700 for the year for dropping off and picking up each child from school (example – if you have 3 children we would give you $2,100),” the school website says. “Delaware details ⇒

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