Friday, January 25 2013 11:30 PM EST2013-01-26 04:30:26 GMT
Outside Summerville elementary school there is a lot of looking left and right and left again before people cross More >>
"People need to be thinking of alternative ways to get their child to school. Be thinking about job situations that they may have to face with their employers. We want to appeal to the community please be sensitive," said Superintendent Joe Pye.More >>
Friday, January 25 2013 6:17 PM EST2013-01-25 23:17:20 GMT
Officials with the Charleston County School District held a press conference Friday to address concerns over a possible school bus driver strike.More >>
Charleston County School District Superintendent Dr. Nancy McGinley said Friday that the only students who would have definite access to buses in the event of a driver strike would be those students with special needs.More >>
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Lowcountry school districts that prepared for a possible bus strike say they don't expect to have a problem.
Charleston and Dorchester 2 school officials said Sunday that they don't expect a strike to be called Monday morning. They say school buses should operate on their regular schedules.
Both school districts still preparing for a strike and will open one hour earlier than normal.
Unionized drivers in both districts have approved going on strike if they cannot reach a deal on drivers' pay and benefits by the coming week. The State Board of Education last approved an emergency plan last week to let a private company bring in certified drivers from other states for up to 90 days if unionized drivers strike.
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>