‘It was just chaos’ | CMS parents say buses are getting to and from school late, with students packed on – WCNC.com

CMS is now offering a $1,000 recruitment bonus for bus drivers who start this school year and participate in a training class by Sept. 30.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One week into the school year, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is still plagued by bus woes. The district said they’re facing a critical shortage of bus drivers, and parents say it’s not just a headache but a health safety concern.

“I just feel like there’s got to be a better way,” said a CMS Parent, who asked WCNC Charlotte to conceal her identity.