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The continued struggles of some school systems to transport special needs students safely and comfortably have convinced a growing number of district leaders that generalized behavior management procedures often fall short.
Administrators at DeKalb County School District in Georgia determine bus stop locations based on safe access for children and drivers.
Green school buses have received some high-profile endorsements. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promoting electric school buses in his “Green New Deal,” Vox reports. Sanders’ plan would pay for many schools and cities to switch to electric buses.
Like its predecessors, the 2019 Transportation Answer Book from LRP Publications uses a question-and-answer format to discuss common transportation-related issues such as eligibility for transportation services, method and means of transportation, pickup and delivery of students, personnel issues, behavior management, discipline, and safety issues.
Zero-emission school buses perform well on the road and pollute less, but there are still other factors to consider before purchasing any for a school transportation fleet.
Transfinder helps a K-12 district eliminate dangerous stops, save $80,000 per year and deal with a driver shortage. Sponsored content by Transfinder.
For over 20 years, Fairfield Public Schools received most student transportation services from First Student except bus routing, which theConnecticut district performed internally. “After utilizing the same routing approach for […]
Student bus badging—in which students swipe ID badges while getting on and off school buses—is helping districts better manage security and track ridership, say administrators who have adopted the tool.
Many districts have bus fleets that are over 10 years old. Why is this a growing problem? Many school districts are having overall budgeting challenges and it’s difficult to come […]
Leaders at Madison County Public Schools spent two years creating and improving tiered student support systems. For this work, we earned the Virginia Department of Education’s Distinction in Implementation of […]
When Tiffany Anderson took over as superintendent of Jennings School District near St. Louis in 2012, she faced high poverty and low academic achievement. As part of the turnaround effort, […]
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