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District runs 1 bus with aide for special-needs students
September 14, 2009
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Prescott Unified School District officials have reconfigured bus routes in response to concerns from parents over the district gove...
State Supreme Court asked to review special-needs bus case
September 14, 2009
LONGMONT, Colo. — The St. Vrain Valley School District recently asked the state Supreme Court to review a case wherein one of its school bus drivers ...
District to implement new bus pickup policy for special-needs students
August 3, 2009
EL PASO, Texas — Socorro Independent School District is scheduled to implement a new bus pickup policy today for its special-needs students and child...
Detroit Public Schools forgoes plan to cut 159 bus attendants
August 3, 2009
DETROIT — In new developments announced last week, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) will not follow through with a plan to lay off 159 special-needs bus ...
Special-needs bus driver honored for helping students, community
August 3, 2009
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Lake Elsinore Unified School District (USD) special-needs school bus driver Julie Poirier-Leyva was recently recognized for h...
South Carolina District Staff Refine Special-Needs Bus Evacuation
August 3, 2009
By Kelly Roher, Senior Editor

Transportation personnel at Greenville (S.C.) County Schools have developed an innovative special-needs ...

Special-Needs Briefs — 7/6/09
July 6, 2009
Drivers for special-needs students protest privatization
SALEM, Mass. — Salem Public Schools’ plan to privatize special-needs school tran...
Feds save Medicaid payments for transportation
July 6, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — School districts will continue to be able to receive Medicaid payments for some transportation activities thanks to a move made by...
Special-needs bus driver honored
July 6, 2009
MINERAL WELLS, Texas — Special-needs school bus driver Tina Cross was selected by her peers as Mineral Wells Independent School District’s (MWISD) 20...
South Carolina District Refines Special-Needs Bus Evacuation
July 1, 2009
Transportation personnel at Greenville (S.C.) County Schools have developed an innovative special-needs school bus evacuation program that include...
Girardin Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary
July 1, 2009
Girardin Minibus Inc.’s foray into the school bus industry began in 1958 when the Quebec government centralized the province’s education system, ne...
Review: Guidance on special-needs transportation
June 1, 2009
By Kathy Furneaux

Peggy Burns’ new video, The Road to Compliance for Special Needs Drivers, is a refreshing and welcome validatio...

Q’Straint to host free training seminar
June 1, 2009
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Q’Straint will hold its sixth annual National Training Seminar at its facilities here in the fall.

The school bus semi...

Special-Needs Briefs — 6/1/09
June 1, 2009
Special-needs bus flips over during three-car crash
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A Pleasant Valley School District special-needs bus flipped on its...
No charges to be filed in fatal school bus crash
May 4, 2009
LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Authorities announced last week that no criminal charges would be filed in a wreck that killed four specials-needs students in Sep...
Edupro Group releases details on 2010 special-needs event
May 4, 2009
ORLANDO, Fla. — The 19th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students With Disabilities & Preschoolers, as well as the 13th National Spe...
Special-Needs Briefs — 5/4/09
May 4, 2009
School van brake failure goes to trial
PITTSBURGH — A mechanic is charged with involuntary manslaughter after a van he inspected experien...
Georgia school board wants cameras on special-needs buses
April 6, 2009
MARIETTA, Ga. — The Cobb County School District board’s Facilities and Technology Committee recently pushed to have cameras installed on 196 special-...
Conference works to solve special-needs challenges
April 6, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS — Wintry wind chill temperatures didn’t affect the velocity or enthusiasm in Indianapolis, where special-needs roadeo contestants and co...
Special-Needs Briefs — 4/6/09
April 6, 2009
Special-needs bus targeted in rock-throwing incident
AKRON, Ohio — Two windows on an Akron Public Schools bus carrying special-needs stud...

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