April 2019

    Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more.

    Read the full April 2019 Issue here.

    Cover Story 

    Making Change
    Dr. Curtis Jones, Jr. was recently named the 2019 AASA National Superintendent of the year. The retired U.S Army Lieutenant colonel uses the leadership he learned in the military to improve Bibb County School District in Georgia.

    Features

    Contracting Student Transportation
    School districts are considering outsourcing for all or parts of their transportation services, in order to keep costs down and combat driver shortages.

    Growth Spurt
    Transportation departments are adapting to the growing needs of their school districts, by offering additional training and higher pay to employees.

    Fuel Fun(ds)
    School districts weigh in on how they hope to use Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund dollars for new school bus purchases.

    Purchasing Power
    Purchasing cooperatives help to consolidate purchasing, lower prices are helpful when specifying new buses.

    Special Report

    School Bus Transparency
    A recent New York City law highlights the importance of apps that provide parents with real-time updates about the location of their children’s school bus.

    Sections

    Feedback
    Online
    TSD Photo Gallery
    Trends
    Ad Index
    Product Info
    Marketplace

    Columns

    Editor’s Take by Ryan Gray
    The Assurance of Great Leadership

    Publisher’s Corner by Tony Corpin
    How do you Make a Difference?