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School Bus Drivers (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-04-15

Duration: 00:07:09

Subjects: Bus drivers | Education


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • St. Cyr, Kara Host


This segment from the April 15, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the issues facing school bus drivers in Louisiana, including sickouts in two parishes and the statewide school bus driver shortage. She first visits Jefferson Parish and talks with two school bus drivers who participated in a recent sickout to highlight their need for higher wages and more funding to maintain their school buses. St. Cyr also visits a school bus driver recruiting meeting in Tangipahoa Parish. Host: Andre Moreau