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Report: Transportation Affects Chronic Absenteeism

A new report from Upstream Public Health in Portland, Oregon, looks at the link between student health and chronic absenteeism in Oregon and the impact of various factors, including transportation,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 10:44

Survey: Parents Want GPS Monitoring of Buses

The results of a new survey by Fleetmatics Group PLC show that parents would like more visibility into their children’s safety aboard the school bus, as well as more accountability…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:59

Bus Driver Plans Rally to Welcome Back Students

On Monday, Marysville School District bus driver Josie Powers thanked the 700-plus community members who turned out to support high school students as they returned to the site of an…
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 14:01

New Guidance on Bullying of Special Needs Students

While Bullying Awareness Month brought this issue to the center stage in October, many school and transportation administrators may not know that bullying is a civil rights issue for students…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:59

Carnahan Remembered: 'Larger Than Life'

NAPT President Don Carnahan passed away due to massive heart attack on the night of Oct. 3. He was 75. The news came as a surprise to members of the …
  • Last modified on Friday, 23 January 2015 10:38

Fitting the Mold

Hands-on is how Kenny Mulder works and plays, and entirely in all the good ways. Whether it’s riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, serving at his church, playing hockey, being a devoted husband and…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 May 2015 00:01

Trends in School Bus Seating

Today’s marketplace is sending signals on what’s to come in the next generation of school bus seating technology. The biggest trends — cited by seating suppliers and a recent School…
  • Last modified on Monday, 29 December 2014 15:45

By the Numbers

This year STN honed in on several issues on the minds of student transporters as the school year resumed when developing the 2014 Transportation Directors/Supervisors Survey. Top of mind is…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 11:02