Do metro Atlanta school districts have enough bus drivers?

Students head to waiting buses as they dismiss early from Woodridge Elementary School on Friday Jan. 6, 2017. KENT D. JOHNSON/ KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM
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Students head to waiting buses as they dismiss early from Woodridge Elementary School on Friday Jan. 6, 2017. KENT D. JOHNSON/ KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

Most metro Atlanta school districts say they're not terribly short of school bus drivers, despite a national survey that speaks of a "severe" shortage.

But getting and keeping drivers is a continual effort, and it gets harder when the economy's doing pretty well. Why is that? Find out, and find out where metro Atlanta school districts stand in putting people behind the wheel for the school year that's just begun, in our report on myajc.com.

VIDEO: More on school bus driver shortages

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School Bus Companies Facing Driver Shortage Nationwide