DEKALB County, Ga. (CBS460 — Dozens of Dekalb County faculty bus drivers are fed up as COVID-19 circumstances proceed to extend throughout the county.
“Make me really feel like my life is simply as essential as a academics life or as a principal or as a superintendent,” stated a pissed off bus driver.
In keeping with a information tip despatched to the CBS46 Newsroom “35 DeKalb County bus drivers out of 100 have been no-shows” on Friday, September 10, uniting for a sick-out.
“The county as a complete must do higher with maintaining with the Covid circumstances and making us conscious and never conserving the whole lot below the rug” the driving force went on to say, “after which you recognize if any person will get sick or if a baby will get sick like I stated us as bus drivers we’re all the time the final ones to be notified.”
Mother and father posted this picture in a personal Fb group:
One dad or mum responded to the publish that his little one was not picked up this morning. Different dad and mom are on the lookout for methods to assist inform bus drivers they’re valued.
“Thank y’all for y’all service… thanks, thanks, thanks, and if it’s a must to shield your self we’re with you” stated dad or mum Tarik Edmonson.
Edmonson says he simply needs dad and mom, the district, and the state to be on one accord on the subject of vaccinations and masks mandate.
“Have them return to what they did earlier than the youngsters keep house and study… I do know it’s onerous however look what occasions we’re in when individuals dying day by day, it’s a spike, that claims, extra individuals within the hospital this time than it was the final time,” Edmonson stated.
Drivers inform CBS46 off digicam that they’re exhausted and on the lookout for an answer ahead of later.
“ these individuals bought youngsters and households to get house to so I can perceive,” stated Edmonson.
We reached out to DeKalb County College District for a response however have but to listen to something again.
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