The Oberlin Review

Lake Ridge Busing Service Faces Termination

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

February 3, 2017

In a controversial move likely to inconvenience many Oberlin families, the Oberlin City School District is considering canceling the busing service provided to students who attend Lake Ridge Academy, a private school in North Ridgeville, Ohio. Under Ohio law, the district is required to either provide transportation for parents who want to send their child to a non-district school within a 30-minute radius or provide payment in lieu of transportation if the district decides offering the service would be “impractical.” Oberlin currently transports 14 students to Lake Ridge Academy each day and buses 15 back. At an Oberlin City School Board meeting Jan. 24, Oberlin City Schools Superintendent David Hall suggested...

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