Education

Some LAUSD parents endure another back-to-school ritual: bus delays

A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday. AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Listen to story

00:52
Download this story 1.0MB

More than 43,000 students depend on an L.A. Unified School District bus; most are riding miles across town to a magnet school far from home. Delays and scheduling errors are inevitable at the start of a new school year, officials say. But at one school, where first-month busing glitches are still getting sorted out.

Listen to the story above. A version of this story also ran on LAist.