State directors are battling budget shortfalls, but NASDPTS President Charlie Hood says that they remain optimistic. The association’s work with federal agencies and other industry groups targets the betterment of school transportation.
At the Louisville conference, Linda Bluth assumed the presidency of the association. Her goals to collaborate with nontraditional stakeholders in the industry and to bring new perspective to the group’s leadership are already underway.
Although school bus leasing and lease-purchasing have increased in popularity, many districts are still not informed about the process. Flexible financing structures are available to help districts and contractors fill their vehicle needs when budgets are tight.
Touching one’s head. Clenching one’s fists. Removing clothing. Keeping an eye out for these types of actions and stopping a student before a situation escalates will enable pupil transportation professionals to maintain a safe bus environment.
You’ve seen their names in the pages of SBF, and maybe you’ve met some of them at industry events. Now find out why these 15 noteworthy folks are in the school bus business — and what they do when they’re not working. The details shared here include adventures in the Rockies, famous crash test dummies and acting on a murder mystery dinner train.
Districts across the country are facing budget cuts — sometimes drastic. Pupil transportation professionals are examining innovative ways to maintain current levels of service with significantly fewer dollars.
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