School Bus Driver Saves Student from Speeding SUV

A DATTCO school bus driver for the East Hampton school district in Connecticut was honored for his heroic rescue of one of his students who was almost struck by a…
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Long-time EPA Adversary Pruitt Confirmed to Lead Agency

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is set to take the reins at the EPA, the very agency he has advocated against for years, following a narrow 52-46 vote in the…
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Minn. Sets First-Ever School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton officially declared Feb. 22 as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day throughout the state to honor drivers for their tireless dedication to safely transporting students.
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Technology Reshapes School Bus Parts Ordering, Inventory

The sight of a grease-under-the-nails, rag-in-the-back-pocket, seasoned mechanic leafing through the stained and dog-eared pages of a parts catalog is an enduring image for anyone who has spent even the…
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Mechanical Know-How Evolves Alongside Technological Advances

As the machinery that operates the school bus advances, so does the training to keep those intricate parts running in optimal condition. To stay on top of the latest updates…
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Tenn. School District Implements Bus Driver Judgement Test

An Atlanta-based organizational consulting and coaching firm has partnered with a Tennessee school district to develop an understanding of judgment skills held by potential school bus drivers in response to November's Chattanooga…
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PSI Sets Course to Fix Revenue Errors Amid Stock Plunge

Power Solutions International (PSIX) appointed the accounting firm of Frazier & Deeter to re-audit the past three fiscal years’ worth of financial reporting after uncovering revenue reporting errors by its…
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Winter Storm Niko Cripples Northeast School Transportation

Blizzard conditions from Winter Storm Niko dumped heavy snow and ice across the Atlantic Northeast and New England, crippling transportation services as schools canceled or delayed classes.
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Propane School Buses Back In Business in South Carolina

South Carolina's Department of Education (DOE) took receipt of the first propane school buses in the state since the 1980s with the purchase of 26 new Blue Bird Propane Visions…
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Blue Bird Says Q1 Earnings Indicate Modest Growth Ahead

Despite what he referred to as the softest quarter of the fiscal year, Blue Bird President and CEO Phil Horlock reported a 4-percent increase in total net sales to reaffirm…
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Disability Advocates Urge DeVos to Protect IDEA

Amid a historic tie-breaking vote in the Senate to confirm Betsy DeVos as U.S. secretary of education, the Council for Exceptional Children issued a statement calling for the protection of…
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