But not with the usual diesel. The Crittenden County school district has been trying out propane-fueled school buses and is sold on the clean-burning vehicles. District officials say the buses are better for health, environment and the budget.
In the context of a school district’s multimillion dollar budget, $10,000 is a drop in the bucket. That didn’t stop Kentucky’s school systems from putting their $10,000 dropout prevention grants to good use, after their boards raised the attendance age.