More kids to ride in ‘clean’ school buses, mostly electric

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at an event highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s investments in electric school buses at Lumen Field in Seattle on Wednesday. (Karen Ducey/The Seattle Times via AP)

WASHINGTON — Nearly 400 school districts spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., along with several tribes and U.S. territories, are receiving roughly $1 billion in grants to purchase about 2,500 “clean” school buses under a new federal program.