Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Technology

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Parent App Assists Student Transporters During Coronavirus Pandemic

A free webinar provided detail on the Here Comes The Bus (HCTB) app’s features that are being leveraged to provide community food delivery services...

School Bus Wi-Fi to Support Distance Learning During & After COVID-19

Even before COVID-19 resulted in a rapid shift to distance learning, technology company Kajeet provided services to families lacking internet access. A free webinar...
Chesapeake Public Schools is equipping its entire fleet of 583 school bus with stop-arm cameras in an effort to catch motorists who illegally pass stops. )Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Public Schools.)

Virginia School District Equips Entire Fleet with Stop-Arm Cameras

Chesapeake Public Schools in Virginia benefited from a new partnership with Zonar and BusPatrol and installed stop-arm cameras on all 583 school buses free...
Larry Thorton, safety training specialist for Education Services Center Region 6 in Huntsville, Texas, shows a Klein ISD school bus driver how to operate the high-tech simulator. (Photo courtesy of Klein ISD)

School Bus Driver Simulator Provides Real-World Training in Texas

A simulator available at no cost to school districts located northeast of Houston is supplementing school bus safety training efforts. Funded by a $100,000 annual...
Weslaco ISD implemented a new program at the start of the 2019-2020 school year that encourages anytime reading on the school bus. Photo courtesy of Renee Dyer.

Digital Reading Program Extends Classrooms to School Buses in South Texas

A new reading program at Weslaco ISD, located near the Texas border with Mexico, uses technology on board school buses, so student riders can...

School Bus Wi-Fi Among Transportation Upgrades Implemented by Indiana School District

Following a leadership change at the start of the current school year, South Bend Community School Corporation in Indiana added Wi-Fi capabilities to its...

August 2020

This month’s issue features articles on school start-up and prepping fleets for the new school year, as well as...

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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