Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter
The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School plans to spend as much as $150,000 in an effort to keep and attract new bus drivers. The district said this week that it is short 16 bus drivers. That shortage has forced other transportation department employees to do double duty and drive buses.
“We don’t believe it’s best practice to look at revising some type of recruitment plan if we don’t look at stopping the bleeding,” Assistant Superintendent Willie Watson said.