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Free Webinar: A Journey to Safer Wheelchair Transportation

Despite their best intentions, safely transporting students with disabilities—especially those who use wheelchairs—remains perhaps the most under-addressed liability facing school districts. Often these challenges...
Lillian Waldron is pictured with wounds and bruises after another girl was biting her while sitting on the school bus. (Photo courtesy of WBAY.com.)

Special-Needs Student Bitten On Green Bay School Bus

A 10-year-old girl with special needs was bitten by another student while riding on their Wisconsin school bus this week, reported Foxnews.com. The article said...
Sue Shutrump, far right, receives the 2018 Grandolfo Award from Q'STRAINT's Lisa Nippolt, center, and Linda Grandolfo.

Q’STRAINT, Sure-Lok Continue Sponsorship of Grandolfo Award at STN EXPO Reno

Q’STRAINT and Sure-Lok announced their ongoing commitment to the Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence, to be presented by School Transportation News at...
The student fell down the school bus stairs.

Autistic Student Falls Out of School Bus In Florida, Teacher Charged

On April 30, a school bus security camera captured a video of a child throwing shoes at another student, a teacher pulling the child...

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...

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...

Photos: TSD Workshops Encouraged Dialogue and Informed Attendees

FRISCO, Texas — The last full day of training at the 2019 TSD Conference concluded on Tuesday, March 19, with tears, rousing applause and...

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...