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California Dept. of Education cancels transportation conferences
February 12, 2009
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a result of the current fiscal emergency in the state of California, all travel under any circumstances for the Californ...
Children’s health expert to address Transporting Students With Disabilities
February 2, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Marilyn J. Bull will deliver the keynote luncheon address during the 18th National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Stude...
Special-Needs Briefs — 2/2/09
February 2, 2009
Special-needs student assaults school bus aide
GROVETOWN, Ga. — A school bus aide will not press charges against a 10-year-old special-ne...
California District's Transportation Staff Embraces Change
February 1, 2009
The 29 employees in Westminster (Calif.) School District’s (WSD) transportation department possess an inherent understanding of what it takes to t...
Wheelchair Lifts Boast High-Tech Innovations
February 1, 2009
Today’s wheelchair lift manufacturers are in tune with pupil transporters’ mission to ensure the safety of students, particularly if the children...
Small Buses Take On Tough Terrain
February 1, 2009
With about 1,500 square miles of mostly rural area to cover, West County Transportation Agency (WCTA) school buses regularly venture off paved stre...
An unforgettable night
February 1, 2009
Throughout my time covering the bus industry, this may be the most troubling thing I’ve come across:

“[The bus matron] told police she knew Ri...

Pennsylvania to host special-needs transportation event
January 26, 2009
Pennsylvania's 2009 Special-Needs Transportation Conference will be held April 15 in Grantville. The conference is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania S...
California DOE to offer special-needs transportation conference
January 7, 2009
The California Department of Education (DOE) is offering a two-day Transporting Children with Special Needs Conference at several locations throughout the state.
Special-Needs Briefs — 1/5/09
January 5, 2009
Special-needs student left on bus overnight in freezing temperatures
NEW YORK — A 22-year-old mentally disabled man was left on board his...
Scholarship to be given for Transporting Students With Disabilities
January 5, 2009
A new scholarship will cover expenses for one transportation professional to attend the upcoming National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers.
California DOE to offer special-needs transportation conference
January 5, 2009
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Education (DOE) is offering a two-day Transporting Children with Special Needs Conference at severa...
The Dos and Don'ts of Wheelchair Transport Safety
December 1, 2008
By Lawrence W. Schneider and Miriam A. Manary

After the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1976 became law, it was common p...

Los Angeles district contracts alt. fuel buses for special-ed students
December 1, 2008
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education awarded a contract for 140 new alternative fuel buses for the 2009-1...
Special-Needs Briefs — 12/1/08
December 1, 2008
Special-needs student allegedly commandeers school bus
DETROIT — A spokesman for Detroit Public Schools said an 18-year-old special-needs...
NAPT workshop focuses on special-needs data
November 3, 2008
Issues involving special-needs students were among workshop topics at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference last week.
Bus configurations can create obstacles for special-needs evacuations
November 3, 2008
I recently had the opportunity to travel to many states throughout the country to present on emergency evacuation methods for students with special needs.
Edupro Group unveils new corporate logo
November 3, 2008
Edupro Group, sponsor of the National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers, recently unveiled a new corporate logo.
Bus Configurations Can Create Obstacles for Special-Needs Evacuations
November 1, 2008

I recently had the opportunity travel to many states throughout the country to present on emergency evacuation methods for students with special needs...

Collins brings new Corbeil bus line to Canada
November 1, 2008

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. is now offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

This new Corbeil-brand prod...

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