School buses have become a battleground echoing a fight of nearly two decades ago, when Channel One began showing advertisement-laden news programs in classrooms, reports the New York Times. A growing number of districts have recently added radios featuring popular music along with commercials in hopes of calming children on their daily bus trips, but outrage over the ads has led some places to reject them. BusRadio, the Massachusetts company that since 2006 has wired buses for sound in 175 school districts--including Denver, Dallas, and Palm Beach, Fla.--is barred from New York City because of a 1990 state regulation, prompted


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