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Roundup: New Missouri Bullying Law Boosts Charges and More

Local school leaders are scrambling to figure out changes to Missouri law coming Jan. 1 that some say could result in students being charged with felonies for bullying or getting…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 12:08

Roundup: School Bus Driver Protects Students from the Cold

A simple act of kindness from Washington state school bus driver and Army veteran John Lunceford has garnered national attention: He gave a child gloves and a stocking cap.
  • Last modified on Monday, 19 December 2016 17:24

Roundup: Chattanooga Driver Refuses Interviews and More

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the 24-year-old driver in a Chattanooga, Tennesse school bus wreck that killed six children declined to be interviewed by federal crash investigators on…
  • Last modified on Monday, 05 December 2016 11:25

The Safety of the School Bus

While there are times designated throughout the year to focus on school bus safety, such as School Bus Safety Week in October or the American School Bus Council's Love the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 December 2016 15:53

Roundup: New Details About Chattanooga Bus Crash Revealed

New details about the fatal school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have emerged that cast doubt on previous reports that suggested the driver intended to crash the bus.
  • Last modified on Monday, 28 November 2016 10:39

Roundup: Adults Storm School Bus, Driver Hammers Student

Officers with a North Carolina school district are investigating an incident involving multiple people forcing their way onto a school bus and beating up children on board indiscriminately.
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 November 2016 17:33

NAPT, TSA School Bus Security Event Plans for Unthinkable

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — No longer can student transporters say, “That would or could never happen to me.” This is undoubtedly what is on the minds of some NAPT members…
  • Last modified on Saturday, 05 November 2016 01:30

Roundup: Halloween Bus Rides, Speed Demons and More

Cathy Marvin, who works an Idaho health center, is surrounded by blood, daily. She loves it, especially when Halloween rolls around, as it helps connect her to her favorite holiday.
  • Last modified on Friday, 28 October 2016 16:26

Ready to Roll: School Bus Winter Prep Made Easy

Theresa Anderson of TMAnderson Consulting near Denver wrote the following article for National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 17-21. She granted STN permission to reprint it here, as we found…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:50

Roundup: Blatant Duplicity and Flashing Guns

A Dauphin County, Pennsylvania teen who collected more than $4,000 on a site called "Go Fund Me" in order to "assist with his purported injuries" after an assault at a…
  • Last modified on Monday, 24 October 2016 15:22

Roundup: A Vandalized Bus Fleet, Bullying on the Bus and More

The crime was reported around midnight, officers discovering that vandals stole a school bus from Maplewood High School bus and drove it through two fences to get onto the football…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 October 2016 15:58

Roundup: A Strike Looms, Routes Canceled and More

Rockford school bus drivers have never gone on strike in the union's 31-year history, but union members and leaders say they're closer than they've ever been, and the outlook for…
  • Last modified on Monday, 10 October 2016 16:17