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Bus service is driving force at La Conner Schools

Much planning has gone into developing a safe routes to school program here and elsewhere.

But, statistically, the safest way for children to get to campus is riding one of those familiar yellow buses, reports La Conner Schools Transportation Supervisor Kim Pedroza.

But it’s not as easy as her drivers make it look.

Those drivers safely deliver hundreds of students each day to and from school, on field trips near and far, and to an assortment of extra-curricular events through the full breadth of Pacific Northwest weather.

To do so, they undergo regular driving tests, security and safety traini...


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