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Bus purchases deferred for Massachusetts Head Start programs
April 4, 2013
The purchases will be put off this year due to anticipated budget cuts stemming from the federal sequester. Officials at two agencies that run Head Start programs in the state say that they don’t yet know the extent to which their budgets will be impacted. The Patriot Ledger reports that the sequester reduced the budget for Head Start by 5%.
NHTSA child restraints video now on DVD
November 13, 2012
For transporting very young children who must be secured in child safety restraint systems, the agency's free video covers the key steps of selection, direction, location and installation. It also demonstrates the proper placement of children in a safety restraint.
Mom says pre-K daughter can’t ride school bus
September 3, 2010
A school bus passes Faith Bostic’s house, but only stops for Head Start students. Kanawha County Schools’ transportation director says the county can't afford to offer all of its pre-kindergarten students school bus transportation, but says that the girl can ride the bus as long as there's room and she catches it at an established Head Start stop.
Head Start final rule offers key exemptions
November 1, 2006

Head Start grantees have been given clearance to request waivers from two key Head Start transportation requirements — that each child be seated in a child restraint system while the vehicle is in motion and that each bus have at least one monitor on board at all times.

NSTA looks at Head Start, EPA funding at winter meeting
March 1, 2006

MAUI, Hawaii — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) addressed a number of critical issues facing the pupil transportation industry at its mid-winter meeting in late January.

Head Start deadline draws near
December 1, 2005

The final deadline for Head Start transportation regulations is Jan. 18, 2006.

7 Ways Transportation Supervisors Can Beat the Clock
June 1, 2004

You are the Head Start transportation supervisor, and, like most of your colleagues, you wear multiple hats.

Transporting children safely to and f...

Budgeting for Head Start Transportation: A Process and a Plan
April 1, 2003

Budgeting is a process that is designed to develop a plan, and that plan should reflect the operational goals to be achieved during the fiscal year co...

IEPs, Regulatory Issues Pervade Special-Needs Show
April 1, 2003

Approximately 550 special-education experts and transportation personnel traveled to Indianapolis for the 12th Annual National Conference and Exhibiti...

New Deadlines Loom for Head Start Agencies
February 1, 2003

In January 2000, 45 CFR 1310 was issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. That final rule set the immediate and future standards fo...

Head Start Program Fosters Team Environment, Community Support
November 1, 2002

The Economic Opportunity Foundation's (EOF) Head Start program in Kansas City, Kan., bases its success upon a simple philosophy — putting childre...

Driver Training Mandates Loom for Head Start Programs
February 1, 2002

In Head Start’s early years, transportation rarely received the attention or support it deserved. But after years of discussion and debate, Head...

Q&A: Head Start adjusts to new transportation rule
November 1, 2001

Do Head Start agencies know what their transportation options are?
They realize that there are new requirements in place, but many agencie...

Childcare providers address the transportation dilemma
June 1, 2001

Attendees of the National Child Care Association's (NCCA) annual conference in Las Vegas in mid-March put their heads together in an attempt to unders...

Squeeze on Head Start puts strain on transportation
March 1, 1999

Welfare reform is changing the needs of underprivileged children who attend Head Start programs. That's because their parents are moving into the labo...

Head Start: Ready — and waiting — for transportation rules
August 1, 1998

Despite the absence of clear-cut federal regulations, the landmark program for low-income children has been steadily improving its transportation safety at the local level

Bringing higher standards to a Head Start operation
April 1, 1998

Making the transition from a public school transportation system to a Head Start operation offered some exciting challenges in the area of behind-the-...

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