The North Kingstown School Committee looked at an audit of the schools transportation services.
An audit of the North Kingstown School Department’s transportation services may yield almost a quarter-million dollars in savings for the district with its recommendation. This Tuesday, the North Kingstown School Committee looked at an audit from TransPar Group, which looked at bus routes, efficiency and cost analysis. The report made three major recommendation – reducing one full-size bus from regular rotation, reduce runs for students attending private schools Monsignor Clarke and The Prout School from two buses to one, and consolidating minibus runs. In total, these recommendations could save the district up to $242,400. NK’s student transportation services are split into two categories: 21 full-size contracted buses (providing bus …
School Committee member calls for emergency meeting to address bus issue.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
In accordance with School Committee Policy “BE,” I am polling each member of the committee for the purpose of convening an emergency and/or a special meeting of the committee on Wednesday (Sept. 5), Thursday (Sept, 6), or Friday (Sept. 7) of this coming week to discuss and vote on the following items: 1) Restoring bus transportation services (safety issue) to the children of Yorktown Manner who attend Davisville Middle School, and to 2) Restore bus transportation services (sleep time issue) as required to revering back to last year’s school start times. I believe a serious safety issue has been created by discontinuing transportation services to the children of Yorktown Manor and we have adversely impacted our children’s ability …