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Pasco district dumps bus driver drinking rules



The Pasco school district today rescinded the rule that prohibited school bus drivers from drinking water while sitting in the driver's seat. Three quarters of the district's 535 transportation employees filed a grievance last week against the rule, which some called a "dehydration policy." "We believe the previous language ensures the continued safety of students and employees," district spokeswoman Summer Romagnoli said in a statement.

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 5:37pm]


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