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A Rare and Unnerving School Bus Stop

Leave it to a school bus driver to take initiative when a child is in danger. Especially one wandering in the road.
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Are Transit Fare Hikes in Response to Economy the Right Move?

As if the economy hasn’t hit school transportation coffers hard enough this year, the news outlets reported last week that 10,000 students in the Seattle, Bellevue, Washington and Lake Mercer…
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Let’s Go for a Walk

Wednesday marked National Walk to School Day, an initiative promoted by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. More than 3,000 schools in all 50 states and the District…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42

Parental Involvement: Wouldn't it Be Nice?

The National PTO wrote about parent involvement in their child's education on its blog yesterday. In doing so, it recognized Minnesota, one of the few states that celebrates the role…
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North Carolina: Out with Thomas and in with Blue Bird?

Though a final decision is pending, North Carolina appears to be set to award its 2010 bus bid to Blue Bird, marking an about face from a historic alliance with…
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Musing about Monitors

There has been a spate of recent legal decisions and media headlines that have made me think about the relationship between drivers and paraprofessionals on school transportation vehicles. I’m using…
  • Last modified on Friday, 25 April 2014 05:42