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Polk County Public Schools Facing Bus Driver Shortage; Delays Expected When School Resumes

August 08, 2018

Polk County Public Schools continues to experience a shortage of bus drivers.

Although the school district is actively recruiting and training drivers, delays are expected during the first few weeks of school.

For the first few weeks of school, parents are encouraged to transport their children to and from school if possible. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 13.

Parents may find current bus delays information by visiting polk-fl.net and searching for keyword “bus delays.”

Those interested in becoming bus drivers or bus attendants should visit polk-fl.net/employment or call 863-534-7300 or 863-534-7298.