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Trends: Secured Transport for Special-Needs Children

The latest survey from School Transportation News explored the various aspects of transporting special-needs children, including wheelchair safety, fire suppression technology and the growing rate of students diagnosed with autism. 
  • Last modified on Monday, 13 March 2017 13:04

More Propane School Buses Headed to Pennsylvania

Two rural school districts in Monroe County, Pennsylvania and a third suburban district outside of Philadelphia are splitting more than a half-million dollars in state alternative-fuel funds to purchase new…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 17:11

Bus Driver Pleads Guilty in Autistic Student's Death

The school bus driver who left a 19-year-old student with severe autism on a Southern California bus during a heatwave pleaded guilty for the role he played in the student’s…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:23

SoCal 'Walking School Bus' an Option for Neighborhood Kids

The Walk 'n Rollers program at the Linwood E. Howe Elementary School in Culver City, California, now in its eighth year, has numerous parents and children participating in a walking…
  • Last modified on Monday, 13 March 2017 13:37

Are Tracking Devices for Students with Autism on the Horizon?

The  National Autism Association says 49 percent of parents reported their autistic children have “eloped” or wandered away from grocery stores, schools, parks and their homes. These children can be…
  • Last modified on Monday, 13 March 2017 10:07

STN Webinar Shares Propane School Bus Experiences

The latest free webinar from School Transportation News, Propane Buses: The Smart Choice for Schools hosted by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), focused on the significant benefits of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 March 2017 10:55