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How to Find Expansion in a Shrinking Economy

The economy remains in a state of apoplectic flux, no matter what financial experts might say. Far too many people, and school districts, continue along dire straits.
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SCR Aftertreatment Brought to Life

Our friend John Whelan at the blog site School Bus Mechanics discussed selective catalyst reduction technology in 2010 EPA compliant diesel engines with a link to a video that shows…
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Economic Outlook: State Budgets Won’t Recover in 2011

This past year’s state budgets, as painful as they may have been for K-12 education, could have been worse according to some analysts. Yet as bad as things might be…
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Recruiting the Right Kind of School Bus Driver

Last week, the head of the American Trucking Association said U.S. military personnel returning home from combat "are ideal" candidates to become trucking industry professionals.
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Does Zero Tolerance Need Some Leniency?

A girl arrested after writing on a desk opens the eyes of some to the extremism also known as zero tolerance.
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Reaching Out to Superintendents on Transportation Issues

On Feb. 12 during the National Conference on Education in Phoenix, I walked the trade show floor to get an idea of what transportation or related companies might be on…
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Showing Mechanics Some Love

Like many school districts across the country, Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Oregon has gone the route of posting periodic blogs on its operations.
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Can Bob the Oil Guy Help Your Preventative Maintenance?

In reading this month's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal, I came across a headline that grabbed my attention. It was apropos as lately I've been contemplating the importance of oil analysis…
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