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Since the district implemented the existing schedule in 2009, it has struggled to get buses on time for afternoon pick-up due to a tight timeline in the four-tier time schedule, said Mike Vogel, assistant to the superintendent for operations. The district is considering a proposal that would eliminate late routes. (Bulletin file photo)

District 833 proposes shorter student walking distances, some school busing changes

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District 833 may step back to shorter student walking distances and change some school schedules to improve bus transportation.

Just one year after increasing walking distances for middle-schoolers and high school students, the South Washington County School Board is considering a proposal to provide busing to more students and change 10 elementary school start and end times beginning this fall.


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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