Wisconsin Adopts Eight-Way Light System on School Buses

It only took 40 years, but Wisconsin implemented an eight-way light system on school buses in an effort to boost student safety throughout the state, just in time for school…
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NASDPTS Executive Board Changes Complete

The NASDPTS officially announced that Diana Hollander, state director of student transportation for the Nevada Department of Education, has been named president of the association, taking over the position after Leon Langley's…
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Minnesota DOE Grants for School Bus Wi-Fi Now Available

The Minnesota Department of Education announced it is accepting applications for the Broadband Expansion Off-Campus Learning Grant Program, which includes funds to make Wi-Fi available on school buses.
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NHTSA Expert Hott Remembered for School Bus Safety Work

Charles Hott, the former NHTSA school bus administrator who who spearheaded numerous federal school bus safety standards and oversaw vehicle testing, passed away over the weekend. He was 67.
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National Safety Council Calls for School Bus Seat Belts

It’s been almost a year since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration endorsed the addition of three-point seat belts on school buses. Now the National Safety Council has joined in…
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Florida District Offers Drivers Lessons on Bullying Awareness

School bus operators in central Florida took part in a massive two-day training session in preparation of the impending academic year with bullying prevention aboard school buses taking center stage.
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In It for The Long Run

The school bus is an investment. It’s a contract with the future. It’s a tightly held bond with the promise that, over the course of the vehicle’s lifespan, the thousands…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 August 2016 16:13

Longtime Wash. State Director Announces Plan to Retire

Director of Student Transportation Allan J. Jones announced his plans to step down from his position in the Washington state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which will officially take…
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STN EXPO Attendees Discuss Head Start Transportation Changes

With updated federal standards for Head Start expected to be detailed later this year, student transporters explored what the changes might mean for school bus drivers and monitors as well…
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EXPO Session Shares Special Ed Independence Strategies

Transporters must think like educators to help school districts overcome barriers to education for students with special needs, said presenter Pete Meslin during the recent STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada.
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