Friday, September 18, 2020

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Michelle Minor and her two sons build desks for students who are online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Minor.)

Georgia School Bus Driver Makes Desks for Student Online Learning

Michelle Minor, a school bus driver for Gwinnett County Public Schools near Atlanta, said it’s always been in her nature to help those in...
School bus with stop arm deployed and LED lights flashing.

7-Year-Old Kansas Student Killed in Illegal School Bus Passing Incident

A 7-year-old student was hit and killed by an illegally passing vehicle while attempting to board her school bus just east of Abilene, Kansas....
Students exit a Maine school bus. (Wikipedia Commons)

Maine School District Delays School Due to Positive COVID-19 Case

Regional School Unit 57 located near Maine’s western border with New Hampshire, delayed school for one week following a positive COVID-19 test to an...

Michigan Transportation Director Pushes Through COVID-19 Challenges for Staff, Students

Despite contemplating retirement this school year, Amelia Walantyn said it’s her daily interaction with staff and students that keep her dedicated to pupil transportation. “To...

School Bus Wi-Fi Does More Than Connecting Students to Virtual Classes

With the new school year underway, districts are using technology already at their fingertips to solve today’s operational challenges amid COVID-19, with Wi-Fi at...

Pennsylvania Districts Must Provide Transportation for Nonpublic School Students Amid Pandemic

Pennsylvania school districts will be reimbursed for providing transportation to charter and other nonpublic school students, regardless of whether in-person or online teaching methods...

September 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school bus technology and how it plays a role amid the new coronavirus...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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