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Combating Human Trafficking with School Bus Drivers

KANSAS CITY — At the NASDPTS Annual Conference, human and sex trafficking of students and the role school bus drivers can play to report the crimes was discussed. State directors who were at the well-attended session at the Crown Plaza Downtown, heard details of anti-trafficking efforts in many states, which are now well-underway.

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STN Names Portee 2018 Transportation Director of the Year

School Transportation News presented its Transportation Director of the Year award to Nicole Portee, executive director of transportation for Denver Public Schools, on Monday morning during the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Conference in Kansas City.

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Studies Indicate Added Benefits of School Bus Seat Belts

KANSAS CITY — Attendees at the National State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference heard and discussed studies examining the positive impact that seat belts have on student behavior, performance and driver retention.

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School Bus Fire, Evacuation Exercise Held At NAPT, NASDPTS Conference

KANSAS CITY — Attendees at the NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference got the chance to witness two live-action school bus fires, combined with evacuation exercises that were designed to better illustrate what it is like to respond to fire on a bus that has students on board.

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