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Prepping for Cold Weather

As a cold front swept much of the country, we've been hearing and writing a lot about what's been going on in garages, from one Atlanta district's "Cold Start" program,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Nuts About Peanut Allergies?

Over the last several years, we've heard quite a bit about peanut allergies and school-wide bans on the nuts.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Make 'Em Laugh, Get 'Em Behind the Wheel

A bit of fun to start out School Transportation News' inaugural posting on Daily Routes. Video below comes from a hiring campaign at Calgary's Southland Transportation. More from the campaign…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

In the Rearview Mirror

A review of 2007 legal cases affecting school transportation Part II This segment of “In the Rearview Mirror” focuses on legal issues related to the employment context. Although the brief…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:09

In the Rearview Mirror: 2006 in Review Part II

This installment of “Through the Rearview Mirror” focuses on cases involving special needs transportation. Maneuvers and EquipmentA Colorado district’s decision to transfer a student to a Convaid model stroller for…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:07

Ten Years through the Rearview Mirror ... and Beyond

On July 1, 2006, I officially heeded my internal “turn signal” and left Adams 12 Five Star Schools (Colorado) to follow a road I love to travel: consulting, presenting, and…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 15:19

Transportation and Charter Schools

In one of the most recent bursts of education reform in our nation, charter schools have become a common topic of conversation among educators. Proponents of charter schools and supporters…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:27

Picking Your Battles

Recently I received a call from a frantic, newly appointed supervisor of transportation, who was overwhelmed by excessive calls from a parent of a child with disabilities.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 February 2018 21:50

IDEA Hits the Road: First Impressions (Part 2)

Editor's note -- This article is the second in a two-part series discussing the definition of the related service transportation, discipline, behavior, alternative educational settings and expulsion from the school…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 16:12