Dickinson Public Schools looks at changing bus service

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DICKINSON, N.D. - Rapid growth and expanding district lines have Dickinson Public School leaders looking at changing their bus service.

In the past 10 years, the district went from eight buses to 30 buses. That's more than $2 million just expanding the fleet.

Assistant superintendent Keith Harris says they're looking at all options on improving busing including how they run routes, school start times and the role of after school programs to help get kids homes.

He says the price tag isn’t what’s causing them to change.

“Whenever you have that type of significant growth in that short of a time, it makes sense we look at the opportunity to see how we're doing things and are there way we can do them better,” said Harris.

The district will submit a report with recommendations in March.