April 2020

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This month’s issue features articles about leadership, illegal passing and selecting video cameras, among other topics.

Read the full April issue.

Cover Story

‘We’ Win
Meet the 2020 Superintendent of the Year, Dr. Gustavo Balderas at Eugene School District 4J in Oregon, who leaders with a team-first approach to educating and transporting students.


Family Strong
Contractor J.P. McCarthy & Sons and dealer Leonard Bus Sales discuss the ever-changing family dynamic of running a small business, amid increasing consolidations of medium- and smaller-sized companies.

What Do You Do?
School transportation departments need to be involved in crisis planning at school districts. Especially, if an emergency was to ever happen involving students on or around a school bus.

Illegal Passing Isn’t Slowing Down
Districts across the nation are taking extra precautions to keep their students safe from distracted drivers who are ignoring school bus stops. What are you doing to combat the epidemic?

Q&A with Paul Osland
Nine months into his term as the president of First Student, Osland discusses the current and future status of North America’s largest school bus contractor.

Special Report

Selecting the Right Video System
There are many considerations to make when selecting the ideal video system for your school district, not the least of which is image resolution and file storage.


Trends: Managing Risk
Trends: Nationwide Driver Salaries
Ad Index


Editor’s Take by Ryan Gray
Opportunity is Found in Resiliency

Thought Leader by Barbara Duffield
What the Latest Federal Research on Homeless Students Means

Publisher’s Corner by Tony Corpin
School Transportation to the Rescue

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