Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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Vaccines For 5 to 11-Year-Olds Could Be Available Early Next Month

The Biden administration is preparing to make vaccines accessible for the younger generation, in anticipation of pending Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers...

CERTS By the Numbers: How Treasury Divided Up $2B

The U.S. Department of the Treasury dispersed CERTS grants to more than 1,400 motorcoach, school bus, passenger vessel, and pilotage companies representing all 50...

Student Transportation Spending Dropped During Pandemic, Early Data Shows

Despite an overall 1.5 percent increase in revenue for K-12 public schools during fiscal year 2020, preliminary data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates...

New York State Launches Outreach for School Bus Driver Applicants

Like all states, school districts in New York are facing challenges with a shortage of school bus drivers this school year. New York state...
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer reads S.R. 363 to recognize September as School Bus Safety Month on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

September School Bus Safety Month Unanimously Passes Senate Again

Senate Resolution 363 passed last week naming September School Bus Safety Month. It was the ninth consecutive year that all unanimous approval was recorded. “We’re...
Attendees at the 51st annual NASDPTS conference in Washington, D.C. in October 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon)

NASDPTS Cancels 2021 Annual Conference

After the cancelation and rescheduling of the 2020 National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) Annual Conference to this coming November,...
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November 2021

This issue of School Transportation News features the STN Transportation Director of the Year, Kayne Smith, as well as...
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

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