Calgary parents set to protest CBE busing policy at Tuesday rally

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WATCH: A group of concerned parents protested in front of Calgary’s city hall on Tuesday. Doug Vaessen explains why they’re upset over possible changes to the CBE’s bussing policy – Aug 15, 2017

Parents upset with the Calgary Board of Education’s (CBE) new busing policy will be protesting in front of Calgary City Hall on Tuesday.

The rally will start at 12 p.m.

Participants are unhappy with the CBE’s decision to eliminate yellow school busses from five alternative school programs in the city.

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In an email to Global News, one parent said they wish to make their concerns known to the City of Calgary and the CBE with the hopes they will change the new policy before the start of the 2017-18 school year.

The CBE has said the service cuts were prompted by a $38-million budget shortfall.

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