Frazier Park parents upset about bus pass

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FRAZIER PARK, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — School's just around the corner for kids in Frazier Park, but some parents are upset, saying they're being charged for something that used to be free.

The El Tejon Unified School District is implementing an annual bus pass for their students. The pass costs $80. Some parents say that's $80 too much.

Jamie Corr has three kids in the district. She says the bus was free when she was going to school. She questions why it should cost money now.

The district says the fee is to offset a state transportation revenue shortfall.

District Superintendent Katherine Kleier says, "It's not something we want to do, it's something we have to do."

Some of the parents don't think that's fair.

"If they're struggling, they need to find solutions," says Corr.

Bethany Martin has one child in the district.

"The kids shouldn't have to suffer for the adults and our local government's mistakes," Martin says.