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Making School Bus Stops Safer — Before Another Tragedy

“Child hit near bus stop, family wants something to be done.” “Bus stop safety questioned.” “Cape councilman wants no school bus stop left in the dark.” These recent headlines are…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 13:51

Industry Watchdog: NSTA Works to Protect School Bus Companies

Twice this year the National School Transportation Association filed complaints with the Federal Transit Administration against a public transit agency alleged to be operating an exclusive school bus service that…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 14:10

School Security Bills Survive Months After Fatal Shootings

As 2013 dawned, the nation continued to mourn the lives lost in the Sandy Hook school shooting, and soon after, mourned a heroic Alabama school bus driver who died protecting…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 13:00

Superintendents Discuss New School Security Measures

As superintendents across the nation finalize their 2013-2014 budgets, many are allocating more monies toward upgrading school security in light of the tragic shootings in Sandy Hook, Conn., and Midland…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 13:02

Head Start Reductions From Sequester May Impact Bus Drivers

Since sequestration hit March 1, headlines have blared about looming staff layoffs and service cutbacks in National Head Start programs serving low-income preschoolers. Yet the ripple effect from slashed school budgets…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 October 2014 14:31

Tracking Productivity in the School Bus Garage

In this month's magazine, readers can find 11 charts and graphs that depict how student transporters responding to a survey in January and February are dealing with a variety of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 13:04