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Bus Drivers Need to Understand the Difficulties of Tourette’s Syndrome PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephane Babcock   
Sunday, 01 February 2009 00:00

People pass judgment before they know the whole story. For example: A new student is added to one a route, and the driver immediately notice there is something different about him or her. The child may twitch nervously in their seat, or they may blurt out inappropriate comments without cause. What appears to be bad behavior is sometimes something that is uncontrollable, often times a disorder commonly referred to as Tourette’s syndrome.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2010 09:11
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Wheelchair Study Ramping Up for 2010 Start PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephane Babcock   
Sunday, 01 February 2009 00:00

A study aimed, among other things, at determining whether schools are following WC 19 standards when it comes to the use of wheelchairs in school buses, recently received its funding and is planned to begin next year.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 January 2010 09:05
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American Logistics to Offer Scholarship to Disabilities Conference PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Smeltzer   
Monday, 05 January 2009 00:00

American Logistics, a transportation contractor that offers school districts alternative solutions for getting students to school via taxi cab or van with drivers trained to industry specifications, will make it easier for one transportation professional to attend next month's National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities, conference organizer Edupro Group announced.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 10:07
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Survey of Administrators Reports Inadequate Funding, Increases in Homelessness PDF Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Thursday, 01 January 2009 00:00

If states are forced to reduce their pupil transportation funding, districts will have to pick up the slack. But they may be no more able to cover the difference, as local revenues are drying as well.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2009 12:26
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Number One After Three Decades PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Smeltzer   
Tuesday, 23 December 2008 00:00

BROOKSVILLE, Fla.  — After 31 years of long split shifts, looking out for special needs students and going the extra mile for the kid that gets sick on the bus, school bus driver Shirley Price received a bit of much-deserved recognition as Hernando County Schools’ employee of the year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 10:07
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