June 4th, 2012
Ads on buses to earn money
By Evan Bevins
Letting a business advertise on the side of a school bus is seen by some people as a reasonable way for school districts to earn extra revenue.
Warren Local school board member Sidney Brackenridge isn’t one of them.
“I keep saying it’s a sign of the apocalypse if you’ve got to resort to putting advertising on a school bus,” he said with a laugh.
Although the idea likely has more to do with struggling school budgets than the impending end of the Mayan calendar, the concept is being explored by more and more states.