Colorado Foster Care Law Hurts School Transportation, Lawsuit Claims

The Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB), Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), six school districts and two individual taxpayers claim that a new state law that is designed to help foster care students, will unfairly impact school transportation and should be ruled unconstitutional. Especially at issue is the cross-district busing, which is the crux of the litigation.

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NJ Multiple School Bus Crash Latest to Draw Public Ire

A chain-reaction crash in Medford Township that involved five school buses in a caravan returning from a summer camp in southern New Jersey, could have been far worse. No serious injuries were reported, said the Medford Lakes Fire Department, but that’s not stopping angry social media posts about the incident.

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NY Deploys First Type-C, Vehicle-to-Grid School Buses

School bus contractor National Express, LLC is partnering with the White Plains School District, the local power utility and New York state’s energy agency, on a demonstration project that seeks to measure the benefits of using all-electric school buses to increase grid reliability.

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Indiana Student Transporter Childress Honored for Excellence

The Student Transportation Association of Indiana (STAI) last month bestowed its 40th annual Richard Pea Award to Susie Childress, director of transportation for Northwestern Consolidated School District of Shelby County, for her contributions to pupil transportation at the local and state levels.

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Free Tool Helps with VW Settlement Fund Applications

Grant experts at consulting company Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) have introduced a free online tool to assist school districts and school bus contractors that are looking to apply for Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund monies.

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