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The Boston Globe


Boston schools pushing to keep buses on time

Changes follow 2 years of woes

The school bus came to a stop on a Dorchester Street lined with brightly colored three-deckers, and a passenger in a gray suit and a string of pearls emerged: Superintendent Carol R. Johnson.

She rang the doorbell of a home, prepared to provide an unusually personal reminder to a boy’s family about his bus route this fall. What she got instead were complaints about how the bus routinely ran late last year by as much as a half hour.

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