Thousands of teachers marched on the Arizona capitol, leaving classes canceled and school buses not running for six days.
Some school bus operations provided busing or meals to students and educators during recent teacher walkouts. Meanwhile, district officials elsewhere reviewed what the strikes could mean to transportation employees; and state legislators secured additional pupil transportation funding.
What if, instead of buses bringing children to school, they brought the school to the children?
IC Bus continued a national tour of its chargE concept electric school bus with a visit to Sacramento, Calif. students.
Joe Annotti, senior programs manager for Gladstein, Neandross & Associates and a former U.S. EPA executive, identified how the school bus industry stands to benefit from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund, and the best opportunities for student transporters.