Keynote Highlights Legalities of Transporting Students with Disabilities

FRISCO, Texas — Transporting students with special needs carries with it many regulations and procedures. Aside from the extended list of requirements, those involved with the transportation must fully comprehend the legal principals that are the motives for the procedures implemented.  That was the goal of general session on day five of the TSD Conference here.

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Burns: TSD Conference Tackles Compliance Issues

FRISCO, Texas — Having introduced the dilemma of “What’s So Good About Compliance” some years ago, here I am at TSD Conference blogging about sessions that explore compliance issues in special needs transportation. 

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CSRS Decisions During IEP Avoid Seclusion, Restraint Issues

With updated federal guidelines on the limited use of seclusion and restraint for students with disabilities, student transporters need to communicate the use of child safety restraint systems (CSRS) to avoid confusion when applying them for Individualized Education Programs (IEP).

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Updated Federal Overtime Rules Blocked

A federal judge in Texas granted an emergency injunction to temporarily block the implementation of a new overtime rule that was set to go into effect nationwide on Dec. 1.

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