Potential Brockton bus strike could strand 9,000 students

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Approximately 9,000 Brockton students may not have a ride to school Monday, if bus drivers strike in response to stalled negotiations with the district’s contracted bus company, the school district’s superintendent said.

The superintendent’s office will tell parents of Brockton students by phone this weekend if buses will run their normal schedules Monday, Superintendent Kathleen Smith said in a statement posted to the school system’s website. If a strike occurs, schools will remain open and students will need to find a different means of transportation to class.

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