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Iowa DOE Testing School Bus Sensors Designed to Keep Kids Safe

Student transporters in three Iowa school districts are testing new technology that may offer added protection to children in the "danger zone" around school buses. The Janesville Consolidated School District…
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Sequester Immediately Cuts 5 Percent from Head Start Agencies

In guidance issued earlier this month, the chief of the federal Head Start program benefitting preschool-age students from low-income families said 5-percent of local agency budgets will be cut for…
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Iowa DOE Appoints New School Bus Inspector

The Iowa Department of Education transportation office announced that Joe Funk will take over as a new state school bus inspector, overseeing school bus inspections for western Iowa, effective immediately. 
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Annual 'Bus-In' to Be Held in Nation's Capitol

NSTA's annual Capitol Hill Spring Bus-In will be held in Washington, D.C., next month to once again present opportunities to private school bus operators and industry representatives to meet with…
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ABA Study Looks at Economy of Student Motorcoach Trips

Did you know that student motorcoach tourism is a $31-billion-a-year industry? According to a new study by the American Bus Association Foundation, student tourism in the United States represents 30…
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Texas School Transportation Innovator Mike McClung Passes Away

A former transportation director committed to student safety and alternative fuel technology died March 9 in Boerne, Texas. Mike McClung, who retired from Northside Independent School District in 2000, is…
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