Hoover public schools http://apr.org en Alabama School System To Host Forum On Bus Plans http://apr.org/post/alabama-school-system-host-forum-bus-plans <P>A school system in suburban Birmingham is back-tracking on its plan to end all school bus service after a wave of complaints by parents and school bus drivers.</P> <P>The Hoover School System's superintendent and school board members are expected to be at an Aug. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:38:59 +0000 The Associated Press 34917 at http://apr.org Alabama School System To Host Forum On Bus Plans Ala School System Cuts Bus Service to Save Money http://apr.org/post/ala-school-system-cuts-bus-service-save-money <p>One of Alabama's best-funded public school systems says it's ending school bus service to save money.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Hoover city school board voted Monday night to eliminate bus routes for everyone but special education students beginning in August 2014.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Buses will run as normal during the upcoming school year. But officials say cutbacks will save $2.5 million annually after that.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Hoover is located in suburban Birmingham and it's ranked among the state's leaders in per-pupil spending.<br> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:17:13 +0000 The Associated Press 34220 at http://apr.org Ala School System Cuts Bus Service to Save Money