Late Friday afternoon, the Syracuse School District issued the following statement. "The Syracuse City School District contracts with First Student, Inc. for the transportation of our students. First Student Inc. is responsible for the hiring, discipline and termination of their employees. Per the contractual agreement between the school district and First Student, Inc. the school district reserves the right to approve or reject any of the contractor's driver personnel who will transporting our students. The school district bases these decisions on the best interest of our students. It is not our policy to evaluate the job performance of our employees or contractors in the media."
human rights complaint
notice of termination
, and Pat Bailey's letter to Ty Worrell.