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Grant Parish Cuts School Bus Routes

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DRY PRONG, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Budget cuts and class sizes have forced consolidated bus routes for schools in Grant Parish.

The decision to eliminate eight school bus routes was made by the Grant Parish School Board last spring.

Due to more students riding the bus this year, additional buses have now been added to prevent overloading.

Leaders from the Grant Parish School Board say bus route changes can still be made as the year progresses.

"Starting any school year there are going to have to be changes and modifications. The possibility of adding a route and changing those routes. normally it takes until the first full week of September to know exactly who will be, who will not be riding the bus," said Sheila Jackson.

The three schools currently using additional buses are Grant Junior High School, Grant High School, and Montgomery High School

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