Ask a group of student transportation drivers this question: "How many of you drive students with special needs?" You'll see a few hands go up from people who are thinking specifically of their assignment on a vehicle with a wheelchair lift, special restraints, or similar equipment. But then ask the same group, "How many of you drive a student with autism? With peanut allergies? A student who's experiencing homelessness? A student in a difficult custody situation with pickup restrictions?" Eventually almost every hand will be in the air. When you dig into it, most of the students being transported to school every day have a unique need that the district and drivers must be aware of at all times.
Iowa legislators differ on two bills, one of which would provide more state funding for student transportation costs while the other would increase the time limit for school bus rides.
Transfinder rang in 2018 by celebrating 20 consecutive years of growth after seeing revenue increase by 8 percent last year.
PLANO, TX.--Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) was selected for cooperative purchasing by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) of New York state, a distinction reserved for select vendors. Tyler’s student transportation solution, Traversa®, is now an approved selection as part of the statewide administrative software bidding process.
A particularly harsh wildfire season this year has forced the postponement or closing of schools in the western U.S., with Washington, Oregon and Montana being heavily affected.