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School Transportation Has No Immunity from Decisions About the Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its “Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010…
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Gooooooooal!

While Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star David Beckham has fallen out of favor with many fans
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Making Them Feel the Hurt

Here in Colorado, like elsewhere, school districts are cutting stops and consolidating routes, and parents are expressing concern. For the second time in as many weeks, I recently heard a…
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Police Officers Forget to Turn on GPS Bracelet

After being released from prison and fitted with his mandated GPS ankle bracelet, Salvador Medina went on a violent crime spree that included the abduction and sexual assault of three…
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Navistar Points to CARB Research to Back Up Claims Against SCR

Navistar, the parent company of IC Bus, has taken its fight against selective catalyst reduction and for advanced exhaust gas recirculation as the right choice for meeting upcoming EPA 2010…
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Back to School a Time to Recall Security

No mention of school transportation is made in an article in the Aug. 9 issue of Parade magazine discussed a way of life many commuters know all too well: mass…
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An Introduction to the Topic of Sexual Predators

After catching a presentation by Dr. Duane Dobbert at another conference a few years back, Bill Paul, the founder of School Transportation News, invited him to speak at the 2007…
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Parents Concerned Over Bus Routes Changes

Families in Memphis, Tenn., are fuming over some recent changes to the school district's bus routes. In an effort to lower costs to the tune of $6 million, 200 bus…
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Predators Beyond Our Borders

There is no one country that is free from the dangers and dehumanization caused by sexual predators. They prey on every age group in every community. They do not wear…
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DIY: Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid?

It might not give step-by-step instructions for retrofitting your school bus, but a new book purports to tell readers how they, too, can create their own plug-in hybrid electric vehicle…
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Tales of Lost Love, Never-Forgotten Memories

Hilton Head, S.C., newspaper The Island Packet recently posted a collection of its readers' stories revolving around the yellow bus. The memories include a tale of a first kiss and…
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Prices on the Rise for 2010 Large Bus Models

A few weeks ago IC Bus announced between a $6,000 and $8,000 increase for its line of 2010 model year school buses with advanced EGR engine technology that meets EPA…
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