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Fighting for School Buses in One of the Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities

By Brooke Saias — February 28, 2020 5:13

Concerned for her daughters’ safety, an East St. Louis, Ill., mother battled for expanded bus service. State lawmakers listened.

Brooke Saias is a video producer for Education Week, working to tell stories about the impact of education on communities.

Coverage of how parents work with educators, community leaders and policymakers to make informed decisions about their children’s education is supported by a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, at www.waltonk12.org. Education Week retains sole editorial control over the content of this coverage.

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