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Arizona school districts to receive over $8 million for clean bus program

Ten Arizona school districts will receive over $8 million from the Biden administration for purchasing clean public school buses.

The rebates, coming from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed in 2022, will allow the districts to purchase a total of 30 clean buses, the vast majority of which will be electric.

This is the third round of funding nationwide from the EPA for school districts to invest in cleaner buses. 

According to the agency, the funding prioritized school districts in low income, rural and tribal areas.

Electric bus federal funding in Arizona

  • Chandler Unified District #80: $640,000.
  • Creighton Elementary District: $1,765,000.
  • Isaac Elementary District: $1,765,000.
  • Joseph City Unified District: $690,000.
  • Laveen Elementary District: $1,000,000.
  • Littleton Elementary District: $420,000.
  • Madison Elementary District: $600,000.
  • Mohave Valley Elementary District: $1,055,000.
  • Patagonia Union High School District: $145,000.
Greg Hahne started as a news intern at KJZZ in 2020 and returned as a field correspondent in 2021. He learned his love for radio by joining Arizona State University's Blaze Radio, where he worked on the production team.