Buffalo School Bus Aides

WBFO News file photo by Eileen Buckley

Over the last couple of years the Buffalo Public School District has been trying to hire more school bus aides.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the issue of school bus safety was the topic of a recent Buffalo Common Council Education committee session.

WBFO file photo by Eileen Buckley

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said an investigation is underway into the alleged sexual abuse of two children on Buffalo school buses. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says State Senator Tim Kennedy of Buffalo reached out to the commissioner for help.

WBFO file photo by Eileen Buckley

The Buffalo Common Council's Education Committee continues searching for answers on school bus safety. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says district officials will return next month with a full presentation.