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Biden admin prioritizes $900 million for green school buses as illiteracy plagues US schools

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2024
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The Biden administration is dispersing nearly $900 million dollars in federal grants for school districts nationwide to decarbonize their bus fleets, despite child illiteracy continuing to plague children in the U.S. education system.

On Wednesday, the White House unveiled nearly $900 million in awards to 530 school districts to replace thousands of aging, gas-fueled school buses with "cleaner" electric models.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2023 Clean School Bus Program rebate competition helps school districts purchase over 3,400 clean school buses, with 92% of them being electric, aiding the Biden...

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