School districts are just as desperate as everyone else lately to plug budget holes. And in their desperation, some are turning to an untapped resource to raise money; selling advertising on the sides of school buses.

Advertisements have popped up on buses in Arizona and Massachusetts and are set to appear in Michigan and Colorado soon. Here’s a USA Today article on this new money maker.

What’s your opinion on this? Does it give the impression that our children are ‘for sale’ or bombard them with even more advertising than they already deal with on a daily basis, or is it okay as long as the ads don’t promote alcohol, cigarettes, prescription drugs or anything in the least bit sexual?

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