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Rural school divisions are welcoming increased transportation funding.
The Province has announced 8 million dollars for school boards to help with the rising cost of busing students.
Drew Chipman with the Foothills School Division says the 5.7 percent increase is not all new money.
Chipman says the rising costs of new buses because of soaring steel prices and keeping bus drivers are challanges facing school division across the province.