Transportation

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

A profanity-laced video of middle school students in upstate New York verbally abusing a bus monitor is sparking an outpouring of support as strangers worldwide rally to her side.

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

The thought of having her 11-year-old daughter walk 1.7 miles crossing Interstate 235 to a new school next fall has Jessica Bilotta so worked up, she has contacted everyone she can think of in the Des Moines (Iowa) school district.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

Since early May, the South Texas Independent School District students aboard the four longest bus routes can do homework and study thanks to Wi-Fi on buses.

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

The future of one gifted and talented classroom at Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise is uncertain as Dysart Unified School District officials consider changes to its gifted offerings.

4/23/2012

Local school districts would no longer be required to bus students to school or could charge students fees to ride under a plan being considered by the Illinois State Board of Education.

4/23/2012

Arizona’s largest school district is striving to have the first all-propane bus fleet in the state. The district’s transportation director, Ron Latko, said the change comes with rising diesel prices and increased emission standards.

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

Carroll (Texas) school district families will have to pay $250 for nearly every child who rides the bus next school year, trustees agreed.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

Teen drivers could take online driver education courses instead of attending driving school to get their driver's licenses in New Hampshire under a bill being considered by the Senate.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Rural schools’ needs are different than those of urban schools, Amherst Public Schools teachers say.

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

South Carolina school systems are fearful they are about to be handed a bill for tens of millions of dollars by the state legislature.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

"To advertise or not to advertise," that is the question — at least in the minds of many school districts feeling the pinch of Pennsylvania's cuts to education spending.

2/24/2012

School officials have informed all 115 North Carolina school districts to perform inspections on school buses after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg bus caught fire. 

2/14/2012

2/14/2012

Hawaii Department of Education officials say they would have to end school bus service on Oahu if the Legislature doesn't give them millions of dollars even beyond what the governor is seeking for school bus transportation next year.

2/14/2012

A bus sharing program is in the works for Southeastern Connecticut school districts, The Bulletin reported.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

Motorists might find a ticket in their mailbox if they blow through the stop sign on the side of a stopped school bus because of a novel idea being explored by the Palm Beach County School District to raise money for transportation and increase safety for children around buses.

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