Noting that there’s a shortage of school bus drivers, Columbia’s school board has voted to increase pay for bus drivers by $2 per hour for full-time drivers. CPS contracts bus driving to STA, and bus drivers start at $16.25 per hour. The district and C...

Columbia’s school board boosts pay for bus drivers; continues mask requirement

Noting that there’s a shortage of school bus drivers, Columbia’s school board has voted to increase pay for bus drivers by $2 per hour for full-time drivers. CPS contracts bus driving to STA, and bus drivers start at $16.25 per hour. The district and Columbia’s school board say the increase will help retain their current …