The Rome City School District superintendent Peter Blake made the decision to keep students home while learning for the week.
Parents were given a district-wide survey to complete, asking if they would be willing to drive their kids to school for the remainder of the year, or if they needed a bus service, and closed the survey when they got to that question.
Blake said the survey was only completed by 60% of parents and was intended to get more information to construct a better plan for the future.
He feels confident that kids will be back in their classrooms Oct. 12 as the district comes up with solutions for buses in the future.
10-15 more drivers are needed and a main focus during the week that students are home from school is to hire drivers.
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