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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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The State of RFID and Student Tracking Systems

Safety and security measures have always been a priority for schools to protect students while getting on and off the school bus, but add technology to the mix and now…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 November 2014 15:09

Robinson: School Transportation and the Art of Leadership

Many years ago, I had the pleasure of working for a school district transportation department where, as is customary around the holidays, people were exchanging gifts, cards and baked goods…
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Q&A with NSTA Executive Director Ronna Weber

Ronna Weber became the executive director of the National School Transportation Association earlier this year after several years of hiatus from working on related industry issues at Washington, D.C.–based lobbying…
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Comments on 'School Bus of the Future' Concept

School Transportation News solicited comments over the summer regarding a concept vehicle created by GK Design International, Inc., which was featured in the October magazine edition.
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 November 2014 10:03

Unique School Bus Conversions

When school buses are retired and auctioned off by school districts or school bus companies, many of them gain a second life in some unique way, shape or form.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 13:07

New LED Technology Coming to School Buses

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, for years have been an option to incandescent and halogen bulbs in and on school buses. While LEDs have a longer life and brighter intensity, cost…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 November 2014 10:35