I would love to hear some details on how your child spends 25 hours a week on the bus. What school do they attend and what part of the county do you live in?
Staggering the schedule will not add to your child's bus time. The buses would still basically run the same routes.
The only way to stop kids from bring something like ammunition to school is:
A. Parents frisk them before they leave home in the morning and not leave such items accessible to them.
B. Search every kid before they get onto a bus or enter the school building.
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