Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Government

$3B in School Relief Block Grants to States Address COVID-19 Impacts

The U.S. Department of Education announced how much each state is set to receive from a nearly $3 billion pot of money allocated from...
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Update: COVID-19 Heroes Fund Seeks $25K Pay Increase for ‘Essential Workers’

A proposed plan that congressional Democrats hope to add to a fourth economic stimulus aims to provide premium pay for frontline workers for long...

Update: Senate Fails to Approve Additional COVID-19 Small Business Loans

The Senate could not agree on a new plan to infuse an additional $251 billion into a program to assist small businesses in meeting...

Federal Loan Program Provides $349B to Small Businesses for Paying Employees

A new small business, zero-collateral loan program could help keep some school bus contractors and other industry companies afloat during interruptions in service and...
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Coronavirus Stimulus Stipulates Continued Payment to Student Transporters, School Bus Contractors

The passage of $2.2 trillion in federal economic aid in response to the COVID-19 outbreak includes a condition that school districts nationwide must continue...

Congress Asked to Ensure School Bus Contractor Payments or Fund Bailout

The National School Transportation Association doubled down on its request that Congress immediately require all states to continue funding school bus operations provided by...

June 2020

This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport students again. Read...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

Poll

Does your operation forecast needing additional school bus drivers for the new school year to adequately address an increase in routes, due to COVID-19 physical distancing demands?
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