From the APP - The protracted negotiations, however, delayed the bidding process by several weeks, giving the district little turnaround time to accommodate children on routes that didn’t attract bids, the district's busing consultant, Kakavas said in a statement issued late Thursday night.
"The problems we are having (now) are directly and absolutely the result of the extreme, if not impossible, time constraints that were created by the lack of early participation of the nonpublic schools and the extremely late date of the final (schedule change) decision," Kakavas said.
Monday, September 7, 2015
Report: Consultant blames leaders of orthodox schools for busing woes
As if the BOE has nothing to do with it The district's bus consultant, Gus Kakavas, blamed the problem on the leaders of the township's Orthodox Jewish private religious schools, who he said dragged their feet about negotiating a courtesy busing deal.