A woman takes her children by taxi to Public School 33 in New York on Wednesday as more than 8,000 school bus drivers and aides go on strike over job protection. Children who rely on the buses include 54,000 special education students and others who live far from schools or transportation. (Associated Press)

A woman takes her children by taxi to Public School 33 in New York on Wednesday as more than 8,000 school bus drivers and aides go on strike over job protection. Children who rely on the buses include 54,000 special education students and others who live far from schools or transportation. (Associated Press)