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Special education attorney Betsey Helfrich speaks at TSD Conference.

Legal Issues Draw Standing Room Only Crowds at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Workshops that discussed legal issues affecting transportation of students with disabilities proved to be a continuing strength of the annual TSD...

TSD: Texas Team Takes Home First Place in National TSD Roadeo

FRISCO, Texas — Logan Heckathorn and Stuart Stutzman tallied 881 out of a possible 972 points to capture their first TSD Roadeo championship. And...

TSD Conference Discusses Collaboration, Communication as Trust Building Tools

FRISCO, Texas — A recurrent theme during day two of the 2019 TSD Conference was how attendees can build trust in their own knowledge,...

Nominations Sought for Special-Needs Driver of the Year Award

The second annual “Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year” award opened Jan. 1, as AMF-Bruns is seeking bus drivers who have distinguished themselves...
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Feds Refocus on Inappropriate Seclusion & Restraint of Students with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is rolling out a new initiative to address the possible inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint in the nation’s schools, but...
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Experts Advise Hard Stance to Prevent School Bus Crossing Deaths

Are more vigorous training and harsher penalties enough to prevent school bus stop incidents that are resulting in near misses, injuries and even death...

Child Seats That are Easier to Use Correctly are Safer Choices

KANSAS CITY — At the NASDPTS and NAPT meeting, Dr. Joseph O’Neil, a pediatrician from Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of...

Calif. Law Addresses School Buses Without 3-Point Seat Belts

California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation that requires all remaining school buses in operation statewide that are not equipped with lap-shoulder seat belts,...

Shutrump Humbled By Grandolfo Special Needs Award at STN EXPO

Three weeks after receiving the Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada, for her service to students...

School Bus Wheelchair Securement Webinar Addresses FAQs

A free webinar by School Transportation News and bus wheelchair securement manufacturer Q’Straint/Sure-Lok provided answers to commonly-asked questions about safely transporting students in wheelchairs...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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