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IRS Proposal to Seeks to Alter Employment Status

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has drafted guidelines that could render part-time employees to full-time status, affecting businesses nationwide, as it opens up personnel to health care coverage.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:02

The Cost of Tomorrow

The narrator asks, “How much do you pay for a bus after you pay for a bus?”  The video—produced by Thomas Built Buses—goes on to state that it’s not just…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:42

Ind. Urges Review of Bus Pickup Procedures at Schools

The Indiana Department of Education is urging school districts statewide to review safety procedures following the death of an elementary school principle in a bus pick-up zone.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 12:09

Watch: Prepare for the 2016 STN EXPO

A new video promoting the upcoming North American School Bus EXPO provides attendees a glimpse at what they can expect at the annual summer conference and trade show, scheduled this…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:45

ASBC to Bring 'Love the Bus' to Sacramento, Calif.

Love the Bus comes to the West Coast this month with an American School Bus Council event to be headlined by a local EPA official at an elementary school outside…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:42

Survey Gauges School Bus Contracting Climate

A survey of five states by the nonprofit Mackinac Center for Public Policy indicates that school districts could be leaving millions of dollars on the table by not pursuing privatization…
  • Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:08

Building Towards the Future

Maurine Simons didn’t set out to be a trailblazer. She merely aspired to work with airplanes. However, the 33-year-old from Washington state, through twists of fate, has emerged as a…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 January 2016 13:19

HR Battle: TSD Conference to Tackle Bus Driver Shortages

In March, HR expert Grace Kelly will speak to TSD Conference attendees about the intricacies of hiring and its unpleasant cousin, firing. The waters for both have become muddied amid…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:24

West Virginia Illegal Passing Bill Approved in Senate

A bill passed by the West Virginia Senate seeks to change the law regarding the convictions process for those who illegally pass stopped school buses.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 28 January 2016 13:15

State Directors Jones, Rosenthal to Co-Chair STN EXPO

School Transportation News named Allan J. Jones representing the state of Washington and Donnel Rosenthal from Montana to assist with the execution of this summer’s North American School Bus EXPO…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:34

Driver Shortage a Main Theme of Bus Contractor Meeting

The National School Transportation Association’s Mid-Winter Meeting wrapped today in Bonita Springs, Florida, where the discussion among school bus contractors and interested parties centered on the national driver shortage.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:58

Zonar and NSTA Announce Grant Recipients

Zonar Systems and the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) announced the latest winners of the Don Carnahan Memorial Grant, bus contractors Sunrise Transportation and Minnesota Coaches.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 09:14

Indiana District Goes Green With Propane Buses

The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township in Indiana is rolling out 11 propane autogas powered school buses this month, making it the largest deployment of its type in the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 January 2016 16:18