Bus Driver, Attendant Training to Focus on LGBTQ Students

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Brooke, a 24-year-old college student, came out several years ago as a lesbian, saying that it allowed her "the freedom to be my authentic self." In…
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NAPT Summit Capped by Special Needs Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Q’Straint/Sure-Lok named Launi Harden as the NAPT Special Needs Transportation Award winner, capping a dozen recognitions during the closing session of the association’s summit.
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Driving Students to Greater Success on the School Bus

Tom Korth believes that bus drivers can play a bigger role in the lives of the students they transport. In fact, Korth has staked his academic career on this conviction.
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Anderson, Lawrence Elected to NAPT Board as Summit Concludes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Theresa Anderson and Peter Lawrence, Ed.D, joined the NAPT Board after being elected by association members to represent their respective regions. Meanwhile, John Hazelette ran unopposed…
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NTSB: Lap/Shoulder Seat Belts Complete School Bus Safety

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Christopher Hart spoke on the value of constantly perfecting safety measures on Monday during a NAPT Summit general session.  
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NAPT: Enhancements to Workplace Environments Drive Retention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The workplace was a focus throughout the fourth day of the NAPT Summit on Monday, speakers addressing methods to improve the workplace environment while boosting the…
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America's Best School Bus Tech, Inspector Crowned at NAPT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maintenance professionals from Michigan and West Virginia took home the top trophies as America’s Best Skills Challenge for school bus inspectors and technicians at the NAPT…
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Zonar, NAPT Award $1M in Tech Grants for 36 School Districts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Zonar Systems and the National Association for Pupil Transportation awarded more than $1 million in grants during a general session here at the NAPT Summit for…
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Trans Tech Launches New Type A Transit at NAPT Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Trans Tech unveiled its new 20-passenger, aerodynamic Trans Star school bus built on a Ford Transit chassis in both gasoline and diesel configurations at the 42nd…
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NAPT Keynote Discovers the Fortune in Misfortune

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dealing with adversity was at the heart of the two general sessions during the third day of the NAPT Summit on Sunday, both speakers sharing insight…
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NTSB Investigating Fatal Baltimore School Bus, MTA Crash

A spokesman at the National Transportation Safety Board told School Transportation News that preliminary findings from Tuesday’s fatal crash between a school bus and a Maryland Transit Administration commuter bus…
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