Student Transporters Eligible for $50K Anti-Bullying Grant

Attendees at the TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas this month will receive detail on a grant program operated by Safe Fleet that encourages and supports efforts to start or continue…
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Watch: Sharing the School Bus Love

School districts publicly appreciated their transportation departments during the month of February, which was designated by the American School Bus Council as "Love the Bus" month and also contains School…
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Investment Groups to Acquire School Bus Contractor STI

The majority shareholder of Student Transportation, Inc. (STI) is expected to close its acquisition of the North American school bus company by the end of the second quarter, the companies…
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#TSD2018: Bus Training Aims for Special Needs Independence

The Individuals with Disabilities Act prescribes that students in special education programs who utilize school bus service as part of their Individualized Education Program should receive similar transportation as their…
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Extension for Calif. School Bus Child Alert Systems Up in Air

New emergency legislation to allow school districts an additional year to install electronic child alert systems to prompt school bus drivers to check for students at the end of routes…
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Fire Claims One-Fourth of Pa. District’s School Buses

Parkland School District near Allentown, Pennsylvania, was forced to cancel classes Friday after a fire destroyed 16 school buses and the bus barn, while also damaging almost a dozen more…
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Iowa Lawmakers Mull School Bus Funding, Ride Times

Iowa legislators differ on two bills, one of which would provide more state funding for student transportation costs while the other would increase the time limit for school bus rides.
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NASRO Prefers Trained SROs in Schools Over Armed Teachers

Following President Trump’s proposal of arming teachers with guns to prevent school attacks, the National Association of School Resource Officers advocated instead for trained school resource officers (SROs).
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Teen Brings Gun on School Bus, Shoots Self in Restroom

A seventh-grader of Jackson local school district died Tuesday morning at the hospital after bringing a gun on a school bus and shooting himself on school grounds.
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Schools, Law Enforcement Respond to Student Gun Threats

Just days after a deadly Florida school shooting that resulted in 17 fatalities and 14 wounded, school officials and law enforcement officers underscored the need for parental involvement and proper…
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Shooting Creates Somber Mood at Florida School Bus Meeting

Discussions around the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a recent Florida Association for Pupil Transportation directors meeting centered on the mental health of students as members struggled to…
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