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TSD Conference Rewind: Including Evacuation Plans in IEPs

When reviewing student evacuation plans, all aspects of the child and the emergency should be considered. One common theme at the Transporting Students with...

IEP Meetings: TSD Conference Panel Discusses the Who, When & What

FRISCO, Texas — A general session panel consisting of Tenured Faculty members for the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference discussed the importance...

Role of the Individualized Education Program Committee in School Transportation Vehicle Selection

It is crucial that Individualized Education Program (IEP) committees are familiar about the school district vehicles that are available to transport children with disabilities....

Latest National Loading, Unloading Survey Accounts for Older-Aged IEP Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During the 2021-2022 school year, six students were killed in the “Danger Zone” while either loading or unloading from the yellow school...

TSD Conference Keynote Speaker Helfrich Discusses IEP, IDEA Liability

FRISCO, Texas — During the 2019-2020 school year, 14 percent of all public school students in the U.S. received services under the Individuals with...

Senate Confirms Gallo to Lead Federal Special Education Office

The U.S. Department of Education’s incoming assistant secretary for special education has ties to the school bus industry. The Senate confirmed Glenna Wright Gallo on...

TSD Conference Speakers Share Legal Expertise, Review Headline Cases

FRISCO, Texas – Special education law attorney Betsey Helfrich explained the implications of federal regulations regarding transportation of students with special needs and disabilities...

Bluth-Facilitated TSD Conference General Session to Connect Dots on ‘IDEA’

Linda Bluth, an original member of the tenured faculty for the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference, will be presenting and facilitating...

Nevada School District Reduces General Education Routes Amid Bus Driver Shortage

Some Washoe County School District students in northwest Nevada won’t have school bus service when they return from President’s Day weekend because there aren’t...

TSD Foundation Class Provides Basics to Transporting Students with Special Needs

FRISCO, Texas — During a four-hour seminar at the Transporting Students with Disabilities (TSD) and Special Needs conference, industry veterans John Benish, Carolyn Nunes and...

TSD Keynote to Overview Aggressive Behavior, Crisis Management On School Bus

Educational psychologist and former director of special education as well as school bus attendant Dr. Ben Springer will present a half-day overview of behavioral...

January 2024

The first issue of 2024 features an in-depth look at the transportation of students with special needs, including passenger securement in wheelchairs, the benefits...

Gallery: In-Depth Training at TSD Conference

Along with workshops on managing risk, sensitivity training and IEPs, the second day of the conference featured hours-long, in-depth training sessions. A Wheelchair Securement Boot...

Updated: NCST Takes on Issue of Non-School Bus Transportation

Last November at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference, tenured faculty member Linda Bluth challenged the school bus industry to develop...

Strategies Recommended for Safe Transportation of Students With Disabilities During, After Pandemic

On March 24, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona released an eight-page letter to educators and parents addressing the return of students to school in...

Legalities of Transporting Students with Special Needs Discussed at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Attorney Vickie Coe provided student transporters an in-depth look at the ins and outs of transporting students with special needs. Coe, who delivered...

Watch: Report on Special Needs Student Attacked on S.C. School Bus

This video contains graphic scenes of violence and child injuries. Viewer discretion is advised. Queen City News in the Charlotte, North Carolina, recently aired the investigative...

Commitment to Safety, Professional Development Drives NAPT President Mitchell

As Teena Mitchell prepared to take over the role of president of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) last fall, it made complete...

TSD at 30: Much the Same Yet …

It amazes me that with so many challenges facing the industry in 2022, a look back 30 years reveals a similar landscape. Sure, the...

Competing Challenges

This year, I have had multiple conversations with school district transportation and special education personnel regarding safety versus the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act...

June 2024

Read this month's magazine for a in-depth look at school bus fleet electrification. Learn more about how to plan...

Buyer’s Guide 2024

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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