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Transportation Taps Fed Funding for Full-Time Head Start

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded roughly $290 million to hundreds of Head Start and Early Head Start programs around the country to expand the hours of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 17:24

IMMI Looks to Steering Wheels to Drive Company Growth

IMMI, the parent company of SafeGuard school bus seats and occupant restraint systems, is expanding its product line to include commercial steering wheels after acquiring Vehicle Improvement Products.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 10:04

S.C. Superintendent Calls for School Bus System Revamp

At a press conference at the South Carolina State House, Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman addressed ongoing concerns with the state-owned school buses and outlined her plan to overhaul its current…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:05

A Protected Bus

On July 15, 1976, armed men abducted the passengers and driver of a California school bus, driving them 11 hours to the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 09:03

CSRS Decisions During IEP Avoid Seclusion, Restraint Issues

With updated federal guidelines on the limited use of seclusion and restraint for students with disabilities, student transporters need to communicate the use of child safety restraint systems (CSRS) to avoid…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 09:13

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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 January 2017 16:02

Final Word?

New federal rules attempt to raise safety standards for school bus drivers amid high-profile crashes but can do little to predict future behavior.
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 January 2017 14:37