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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Parent asks Colfax school board to improve bus service, safety


September 13, 2018

A parent of students at Jennings Elementary School, Eva Marie Dhillon, spoke to the school board Aug. 27 saying there were three incidents last spring on a Colfax school bus which her three children ride to and from Thorn Hill.

“What is going to be different this year?” she asked .

She told the board she thought the bus was overcrowded.

“As a parent, I felt my kids were not safe,” said Dhillon, who took her kids to a different stop to get on and off the bus at one point last spring.

“What can we do as parents to help the situation?”

The board listened as she completed her give...

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