North Carolina State Director Announces Retirement

The long-time transportation section chief for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and past president of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services, Derek Graham, said he plans to remain aligned to the school bus industry following his retirement on Feb. 28.

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Roundup: The Noxious History of 'School Bus Chrome'

In May, the National Congress on School Transportation celebrated it’s 75th – well, technically 76th – birthday. Many in the industry know of the first national school bus specification meeting in 1939, called by Dr. Frank Cyr of Teacher’s College at Columbia University with financial support from the Rockefeller Foundation. An article by io9.com shed some good detail on perhaps the most famous result of that first event.

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