They say 26,000 children in Ireland were left without a seat in 2020.
A midlands TD is calling on the government to address the large number of kids who will be denied school bus transport this term.
Sinn Féin's Sorca Clarke says 26,000 children nationwide were left without a seat last year.
Primary school pupils must live more than 3.2 kilometres from their school and secondary students 4.8 kilometres away to qualify.
The Longford-Westmeath TD says the uncertainty of the system is unacceptable: