Monday, April 12, 2021

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Nevada Governor Increases School Bus Capacities to Two-Thirds

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak updated previous guidance released last summer to allow more students within school buildings and buses, as well as reducing the...
Schoolgirl sitting in school bus and reading the book. Back to school or education concept

Texas School District Gears Up for Literacy Bus Rollout This Summer

An innovative idea to improve reading and writing achievements for students of all economic backgrounds is set to bring a local Texas community together...
Female child helping another with a facemask in front of school bus

Texas School Districts Can Continue Requiring Masks Despite Governor Lifting Order

Gov. Greg Abbott turned heads with a controversial executive order that lifts a mandate on face masks, but school districts can largely continue requiring...
School Bus Driver Timarie Javier wears a face mask while sitting behind the wheel of a Campbell County School District bus in Gillette, Wyoming. The district started transporting students at the start of the 2020-2021 school year, with safety protocols in place to mitigate COVID-19 exposure.

Wyoming School District Talks COVID-19 From Start to ‘End’

Campbell County School District in Gillette, Wyoming, has been through it all, in terms of a COVID-19 outbreak in transportation operations and now vaccine...

Severe Winter Storms Cause School Closures, Power Outages

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to the winter storm as well as heating and fuel shortages affecting 34 states this week...
Elementary school learner sanitizing hands before going into the school bus in the morning. Concept of personal hygiene and education during the pandemic

Communication Required to Meet Increased Parent Expectations on the School Bus

In addition to knowing where the school bus and their child is at all times, parents also want to know cleaning procedures and if...

April 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on upcoming school district budgets, contractors, illegal passing, and more. Read...
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Buyer’s Guide 2021

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