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Enriquez Named New Director of Federal Head Start Program

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced the appointment of Dr. Blanca Estela Enriquez as the new director of the Office of Head Start at the 50th National…
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Taking a Dr. Seuss Approach to Student Transportation

There are many lessons that student transporters can learn from celebrated children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, said Pete Meslin during a session at the TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas last…
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Webinar to Discuss Problems of Water in Fuel

Clean Solutions, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. has announced an upcoming interactive webinar titled Water in Diesel Fuel – Best Practices for Getting it Out and Keeping it Out.
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NY School Bus Safety Day Shares Info with Parents

The New York School Bus Contractors Association and Suffolk Region PTA sponsored a demonstration to help parents better understand the safety features on modern school buses and the training requirements…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 March 2015 15:04

TSD Concludes with Eye on Wheelchair Safety, Bus Behavior

FRISCO, Texas – The Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference concluded Wednesday with general sessions on wheelchairs and managing behaviors on the school bus.
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TSD Session Focuses on Limiting Transportation Liability

Legal expert Peggy Burns and Mark Hinson, both of Education Compliance Group, offered tips for student transporters on what can be done to avoid liability at a TSD Conference session…
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TSD Session Shares Impact of Mental Illness on Bus Ride

FRISCO, Texas – Everyone has some type of mental psychosis, said TSD Tenured Faculty member Alexandra Robinson, but when it comes to outright mental illnesses student transporters have a responsibility…
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Espar Brand Changed to Eberspaecher

Though the Espar logo still flew at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers Trade Show Monday, the idle reduction and HVAC technology company is now known as Eberspaecher, the name…
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Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo Keynote Shares Safety Tips

Earl “Dub” Gillum, senior trooper with the Texas Highway Patrol delivered the keynote address Saturday night at the TSD Conference. His presentation, sponsored by Q’Straint Sure-Lok was titled “Think” and…
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ASBC Names Burns a School Bus Champion at TSD

FRISCO, Texas — Peggy A. Burns, Esq. received a School Bus Champion Award from the American School Bus Council in recognition of 20 years of service to the industry. Burns…
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Maine Team Crowned Special Needs Roadeo Champs

FRISCO, Texas — Maine took home the top prize Saturday night at the 18th Annual National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo, co-sponsored by School Transportation News and the National Association…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 March 2015 13:00

Experts Share Hiring, Retention Tools at TSD

FRISCO, Texas — One of the best retention tools is a driver who leaves a school district or bus company for what appears to be a better opportunity but soon…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:11

‘Co-Piloting with Helicopter Parents' Launches TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Attendees at the 24th Annual Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference worked through challenging scenarios that can arise when working with parental expectations and frustrations.
  • Last modified on Sunday, 22 March 2015 05:51