School bus driver Valerie Higley poses with her published book “Shaman Rides the School Bus,” to teach safety to children and their parents. Shaman the Goat plushie is also available for pre-order.

School Bus Driver Creates Children’s Book to Promote School Bus Safety

Shaman Rides the School Bus is a children’s book by Valerie Higley that was inspired by her own farm animals and her experience as...

Minnesota Celebrates School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

For the eighth straight year, Minnesotans celebrated School Bus Driver Appreciation Day, proclaimed by Gov. Tim Walz. The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association (MSBOA) and...

New York School Bus Driver Indicted for Alleged Kidnapping and Rape

A former Long Island, New York school bus driver has been indicted for the alleged kidnapping and rape of a 15-year-old student from Valley...
Huber Heights (Ohio) City Schools Superintendent Jason Enix fills in as a substitute school bus driver as needed amid the school bus driver shortage.

Feds Remind ESSER Funds Can Combat School Bus Driver Shortage

After Labor Day, the U.S. Department of Education launched its “Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar” trip across five states to...
Rick Daynes and son Eli pose outside the school bus. Daynes became a driver for Poway Unified School District near San Diego, California, after experiencing the effects of the driver shortage. (Photo courtesy of Poway Unified School District.)

Dad Turns School Bus Driver for Son with Special Needs

Reports repeatedly surface on the school bus driver shortage, late or canceled routes, and the resulting surplus of angry parents who rely on the...
LAUSD bus driver Tamara Conley receives her award from the California Highway Patrol on May 9, 2023.

School Bus Drivers Honored by California Highway Patrol

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and state education officials recently named the two school bus drivers of the year. Combined, the drivers have 61 years...

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