LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – The Fayette County School Board approved pay increases to address the ongoing bus driver shortage.
In a special meeting Monday, they approved a pay increase for substitute bus drivers from $17.76 to $30 an hour.
The driver shortage has forced the district to cancel bus routes daily since school started.
Monday, more than a dozen routes were canceled.
The board also approved pay increases for other areas, including substitute bus monitors and paraeducators.