Springdale School District Looking for Bus Drivers


The Springdale School District says it’s struggling to hire bus drivers. 

Dana Samples, the Transportation Director at the school district, says it’s a problem that never seems to go away because of a high turnover rate.  

Samples adds this isn’t just a problem in Springdale. 

“We could use six right now. But to be honest, that number varies and it’s a high turnover rate. It varies daily,” Samples says. 

The district does a criminal background check before it hires drivers. 

The potential hire also must go through intensive training. 

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