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Don’t Be an IEP Afterthought—Transportation Is More Than a ‘Related Service’

It’s been three grueling hours. Accusations have been lobbed, tears have been shed, and brutal fights have played out over 15 minutes about more...

Transportation and Related-Service Staff Participation is Important at IEP Meetings

Transportation for children with disabilities requires thoughtful planning prior to initiating the school bus ride for the first time, and thereafter. Unequivocally, transportation is...
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TSD Recap

FRISCO, Texas — The TSD 2019 Conference, March 15-20, featured workshops on crisis planning, PBIS on the school bus, bullying, legal issues and much...

The (Lack of) Data Problem

How do you respond when the superintendent—or worse, the local media—calls and asks for the cost of student transportation? When it has come time to...
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TSD Conference Session Discusses Transportation Adaptive Athlete Needs

FRISCO, Texas — A breakout session during the TSD Conference discussed options for removing barriers to transporting adaptive student-athletes. Those are who compete in...

TSD: Importance of Bus Drivers to Know the Students They Transport

FRISCO, Texas — “If you don’t have the personality for your route, you have no business driving it,” said Dayle Cantrall, program administrator in...

TSD Attendees Get to the Heart of Service for Children with...

FRISCO, Texas — Patrick Mulick warned everyone. Related: TSD Workshops Encouraged Dialogue and Informed Attendees Related: TSD 2019 Trade Show in Photos Related: St....
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,...

June 2019

The nationwide driver shortage, the accountability of school districts and school bus operators, school bus refurbishment and...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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