Dallas Area School Districts Brace for Life After Bus Election

Dallas area school leaders want to make one thing clear: Your kids will get to school no matter the outcome of the Nov. 7 election.Should voters decide to abolish the embattled Dallas County Schools, the agency’s buses will still be rolling Nov. 8 and through the rest of the school year.But what happens after that has them scrambling to make plans -- and backup plans and backup backup plans -- to ensure that the next school year and beyond is covered, too.Lawmakers called for the election amid growing concerns about the finances and business dealings of DCS, which levies a penny tax in the county to help subsidize transportation and other services for area school districts.  Continue reading...

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