NJ Driver Acts Fast in School Bus Fire

Cooperation between a New Jersey school bus driver and bus garage mechanic enabled 10 students to escape uninjured from their bus, before flames engulfed it. 

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Man With Knife Storms Calif. School Bus

A dedicated school bus driver, quick-thinking students and concerned citizens helped prevent disaster during a frightening incident of a man with a knife forcing his way onto a school bus in San Diego County, Calif.

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Use VW Settlement Funds to Replace NY Buses

NEW YORK NY — The New York State Bus Distributors Association (NYSBDA) is recommending that New York state use some of its Volkswagen Clean Air Act settlement funds to establish a school bus replacement program. The program allows for the purchase of school buses with all current viable engine and fuel technologies that meet or exceed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2010 emission standards for school buses. 

Challenges of the Supreme Court’s Desegregation Ruling

The Jefferson County Board of Education, near Louisville, Ky., decided to drop the use of an individual student’s race in determining school assignments. The move came after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in July that doing so without a court order is an unconstitutional violation of students’ rights to equal protection.

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American Indian Head Start Program

American Indian Head Start supports a rich, diverse and unique Indian language, heritage and legacy. Programs are encouraged to integrate language and culture into their curriculum and program goals. There are more than 84 different Indian languages spoken in Head Start.

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