MALDEN, MASS. (WHDH) - A mother said she is outraged after her daughter’s new school sent an Uber to bring her to class.

Nicole Williams said her 13-year-old daughter Arianna was supposed to start school Thursday at The Boston Center in Allston, a school that helps students with emotional and behavioral issues. Williams said a school bus was supposed to come and bring Arianna to school. Not only did the ride arrive late, Williams said the school sent an Uber to pick up her daughter. Williams said she was “disgusted” and did not let the driver take Arianna.

“I’m not sending my kid an hour and some change with some random person,” said Williams.

Williams drives a school van for a living. She said the background checks for school bus drivers and Uber drivers are different and that you have to be 18 years old to use Uber.

In a statement, The Boston Center said that their transportation company sent an Uber due to a lack of available drivers. The school said this is not acceptable and if this happens again, they will not use the company anymore.

Full statement from The Boston Center:

“The Boston Center utilizes an independent company approved by the state of Massachusetts to provide transportation services for patients who qualify for such services. This independent company, without The Boston Center’s knowledge, unilaterally elected to utilize an Uber driver to transport a patient due to a lack of drivers available to the company at that time. This is not acceptable to The Boston Center and we have expressed our disapproval of this practice with the transportation company. We will discontinue their services should this occur in the future.”

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