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As California Schools Reopen, State Association Issues Transportation Guidance

With California continuing to lead the U.S. in positive COVID-19 cases, fully reopening all schools for in-person education this semester looks far-fetched. However, many...

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...

(STN Podcast E18) Local Solutions to a National Problem: Student Transporters Focus on Health & Safety

As federal, state and local guidance varies on reopening schools amid the coronavirus, two school districts—one in central Florida and one in southern Alberta,...

New York State Aims to Get School Buses Back to Work

As confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country near 4 million, spurred by rising rates in the south and west, New York issued school...

(STN Podcast E17) Transporting With Care: Guidance on School Re-opening & Student Mental Health

As some medical experts urge a return to in-person classes this fall, the STARTS Task Force released guidance to drive student transportation decisions during...

Hawaii Launches New Online School Bus Pass in Response to COVID-19

The Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) released details on a new online bus pass application and payment feature that is designed to provide flexibility...

States Begin Issuing COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for 2020-2021 School Year

States around the nation have begun issuing their own guidance for the reopening of schools, which very closely mirrors the recommendations issued by the...

(STN Podcast E6) – A Place at the Table: Include Transportation in Post-COVID-19 School Reopening

Waiting clustered around a bus stop. Boarding with a high five to the driver. Chatting with friends across an 18-inch aisle. That was the...

Contingency, Scenario Planning Vital to Resuming Transportation of Students Post-Coronavirus

President Donald Trump has called on states to accelerate their plans for “Opening Up America Again” from widespread COVID-19 closures, and that includes safely...

$3B in School Relief Block Grants to States Address COVID-19 Impacts

The U.S. Department of Education announced how much each state is set to receive from a nearly $3 billion pot of money allocated from...

October 2020

This month’s issue features articles on this year’s ‘Rising Stars’ as well as articles on tablets, grants, and more. Read...

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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