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Georgia School Districts Receive Pupil Transportation Safety Awards

Sixteen school districts across Georgia were recognized with the Pupil Transportation Safety Awards by the Georgia Department of Education. State School Superintendent Richard Woods...

Tennessee Schools to Replace 143 School Buses

Next-Gen Transportation reported in a June 3 article that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced its support for school bus replacements...
deadly attacks are already resulting in increased risk of death in many school districts and nonpublic schools.

School Bus Security & Emergency Preparedness — Have you Properly Tested...

The 2017-2018 school year was tragic to a level I have not seen in my 37 years in the field of campus safety. Having...

Customer Service: The Problem Isn’t Always the Problem

Once years ago, a well-dressed professional barged into my office, ranting and raving, with spittle coming out of her mouth. Her eyes showed rage....
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Highway Tolls, School Bus Funding Formula Debated by Texas Legislature

Two new bills, Texas House Bill 891 and Senate Bill 383, relate to a highway toll exemption for public school buses. Also being discussed...

The Assurance of Great Leadership

Trust is a two-way street. I uncovered this common thread shared by the finalists of the 2019 AASA Superintendent of the Year Award, which...

April 2019

Superintendent of the year, contracting out student transportation, growing school districts and more. Read the full April 2019 Issue here. Cover Story  Making Change Dr. Curtis Jones,...

TSD Conference First Timers Provide Valuable Feedback

Record-breaking attendance was seen this year at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference in Frisco, Texas, presented by School Transportation News. ...
Heather Hirsch speaking at TSD Conference.

TSD Conference Keynote Addresses Bullying in Schools, Buses

FRISCO, Texas — Unchecked impacts of bullying can follow students for the rest of their lives, resulting in post-traumatic stress, a certified bullying intervention...

‘Takin’ Care of Business’ with Common Sense

As Bachman-Turner-Overdrive sang, “We be takin’ care of business and workin’ overtime.” Takin’ care of school district business should include routes that actually make...

July 2019

Developing trust, a safety culture, driver appreciation and more. Read the full July 2019 Issue here. Cover Story Retention Starts...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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