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Senate Approves Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, $5B for Electric, ‘Low-Emissions’ School Buses

The bipartisan Senate agreement on federal infrastructure spending moves forward, including electric school buses and those powered by CNG, propane and biofuels. The Senate approved...

States Receive $600M to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness

Following an application process announced at the start of the month, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced it is releasing the nearly $600...
Parked school buses serve as Wi-Fi hotspots for students without Internet connection at home.

Federal Funding Window for School Bus Wi-Fi Hotspots Closing Soon

Time is running out for school districts to file applications for the Federal Communication Commission’s $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) to install Wi-Fi...
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CDC Recommends Masking Indoors to Reduce Spike in New COVID-19 Cases

Less than two weeks after Los Angeles became the first county in the nation to require those vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear masks indoors...

Feds Identify ‘Long COVID’ as Potential Related Service Entitlement

As school buses roll once again for the new school year, the potential impacts of COVID-19 continue. Children suffering from ongoing health problems related to...

2021 Garage Stars Announced: Recognizing Shop Standouts

Earlier this year, School Transportation News called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates to be profiled in the August fleet management issue.  STN received...

August 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on back-to-school procedures, EV funding, and features this years Garage Stars. Read...

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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