2/ Is the Howard County Public schools paying any bus contractors?
3/ How much has been paid to Bus Contractors this year?
4/ Why is this money being paid if students are not going to school?
Responsive to this request, the HCPSS Transportation Office indicates their most recent report to the State of total students transported (both general population and special education transportation) was 44,462. Additionally, our Accounting Office indicates the total paid to bus contractors for FY21 year to date is $10,819,419.23. Additional records below contain the current status of bus contracts within HCPSS.