NAPT News & Views — Court: School bus fees unconstitutional
After voters declined referendums to raise property taxes to increase revenues for schools, Franklin Township in Indianapolis tried discontinuing their school bus service and contracting with a private firm to transport students, charging parents a fee for the service. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the township violated the state constitution.
Differing views on seat belt issue
If you’ve followed the debate on seat belts in school buses over the years, you won’t be surprised that my latest editorial on the topic drew dozens of responses.
NAPT News & Views — New board members describe themselves in 3 words
To shed some light on the personalities who make up the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) board of directors, the association is conducting a series of board member profiles. In this edition, we hear from Dwight Gleaves, the association’s new affiliate member director, and Steve Kalmes, who recently began a term as Region 5 director for NAPT and is a past president of the association.