Kanawha County Schools in Charleston, West Virginia, equipped 10 special needs school buses with fire suppression systems to buy additional time for student evacuations as the state looks to approve the technology.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Q’Straint/Sure-Lok named Launi Harden as the NAPT Special Needs Transportation Award winner, capping a dozen recognitions during the closing session of the association’s summit.
The New Jersey Department of Education released a training program for school bus drivers and aides on the proper procedures for interacting with students with special needs.
Aric Taylor and his colleagues in the Conroe (Texas) Independent School District’s transportation department have already reviewed changes to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act that go into effect on Oct. 1 and beyond. They’re committed to obeying federal provisions designed to help create stability and educational safe harbor for homeless children; they just haven’t determined what, if any, impact these changes will have on how they are currently serving their homeless students.
Leave it to Florida to install a bus stop so close to gator-infested waters, the creatures would hop on board for a ride.
The location near an area apartment complex has parents and others upset, one grandparent reporting that she's seen multiple alligators swimming only a few feet away from her grandson's bus stop every morning.
California Senate Bill 1072, which would mandate the use of child check technology on buses throughout the state, unanimously passed the Senate and Assembly last week. It is now headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown for a signature.
The 26th Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference is a year away and an award-winning legal expert has already signed on to discuss special education law with attendees.