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School Transportation's Relationship to Child Obesity

I came across an interesting report yesterday from the American Association of School Administrators that discussed the role of health school environments is promoting the health of students in both…
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Why a School Bus?

Sometimes being a symbol of the American education system can backfire.
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Easier Said Than Done

Editorials, like blogs, are filled with opinions. But some can miss the mark, especially when not recognizing all the possible outcomes of your suggestions.
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There's an App for That?

Here's an intriguing thought: a school district shares certain information from its routing software to update its student riders about changes to their school bus stop ... on their cell…
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School Bus Safety in Practice

The school transportation industry likes to regularly regale itself with the truly extraordinary safety record of yellow buses.
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Navistar Move Looks More and More Likely

In February, I spoke with a Navistar employee who indicated that the company had moved past difficulties in convincing local residents, and a school for children with autism, that relocating…
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Handcuffs for Sitting Too Slow?

I've visited the subject of overly eager school security before, and this time it is highlighted by the actions of a couple of Brooklyn cops who decided I'Mecca Pearson was…
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Sign of Things to Come in the Land of School Bus Purchases?

If the heavy-duty truck market is any indication, there could be a bit of a cloud break on the horizon for school bus manufacturers, according to a preliminary report released…
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Stick Up at the Bus Stop

The motto for the Richmond Public Schools transportation department in Virginia is "Safety is our First Priority!" But an incident that occurred last week at a bus stop shows you…
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