Tuesday, October 27, 2020


STN Rising Superstars

2020 Rising Stars Announced: Recognizing Those Excelling in the Industry

For the past five years, School Transportation News has requested nominations of student transporters who are displaying leadership or innovation in their school bus...
Rose on a gravestone

Update: COVID-19 Claims Life of Tennessee Student Transportation Leader

Clint Barnes, a former two-term president of the Tennessee Association for Pupil Transportation and a current board member, died last week from COVID-19 complications....
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...

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...
Kevin Beye, head transportation mechanic for Marshalltown Community School District has almost 43 years in pupil transportation.

Veteran Iowa School Bus Mechanic Shares Knowledge of Industry

Kevin Beye, the head transportation mechanic for Marshalltown Community School District, located 50 miles northeast of Des Moines, Iowa, has seen it all during...
Bus yard at Greeneville City Schools in Tennessee.

Tennessee School Bus Mechanic Discusses Unpredictability of Job

Jackie Seaton, who has over a decade of experience in pupil transportation, took time out of his busy and constantly changing daily schedule to...

October 2020

This month’s issue features articles on this year’s ‘Rising Stars’ as well as articles on tablets, grants, and more. Read...

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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