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School Bus Wi-Fi Eligible for $20M in Iowa Internet Connectivity Funds

The Iowa Department of Education confirmed that school districts can apply for emergency relief funds to pay for school bus Wi-Fi routers, in an...

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...

Iowa ‘Derecho’ Storm Wreaks Havoc on School Startup

A widespread wave of windstorms ripped through Iowa and Illinois last week, delaying some school startup plans amid challenges already presented by COVID-19. Carlyn Wessel,...

Iowa’s Christensen Stands Up for What He Believes In: Student Safety

Max Christensen has had yellow blood running through his veins since he was born, and while he said he didn’t grow up wanting to...

Students on Iowa School Bus Celebrate Daily Greeter’s Birthday

An elderly woman was surprised on her birthday by the students who ride a school bus that passes her house every weekday, reported KHAK.com....

Preparing for School Bus Fires with Special Care

School bus fires occur daily across the U.S., according to the latest government data. Assuming a fire can ignite in even the most well-equipped...

Iowa Legislation Aims to Make Student Transportation Funding More Equitable

A new bill passed by the Iowa House and Senate adds over $7.25 million for student transportation and reduces the gap between school districts...

Family, School District Reach Settlement in Fatal Iowa School Bus Fire

The family of 16-year-old Megan Klindt, who died in a December 2017 Iowa school bus fire, has reached a $4.8 million settlement with the...

Iowa Transportation Directors Say Seatbelts are a Step in Right Direction

As student transportation directors across Iowa are purchasing school buses with lap/shoulder seatbelts to comply with a new state law, many are in favor...

Roundup: New School Bus Purchases, Power Choices and Charitable Donations

As School Transportation News wrapped up 2019, a few late-breaking business-focused news items of note have been posted below. • FORT DODGE, Iowa — The...

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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