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High school students serve as bus monitors
January 12, 2010
In a pilot program designed by a D.A.R.E. police officer, juniors and seniors will ride the school bus with elementary school students to improve safety and reduce bullying incidents.
Feds give guidance on special-needs transportation
December 7, 2009
New Q&A document from the U.S. Department of Education provides clarification on IDEA regulations for transporting students with disabilities. Topics covered include communication, mainstreaming on regular routes and climate control on buses.
Bus aide fired for misconduct
December 7, 2009
The aide, who worked for a Maryland school district, reportedly held a special-needs boy’s head out the window of his moving school bus following a discipline problem. The district’s transportation director may increase training for bus drivers and aides in light of the incident.
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...
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 ...
School bus workers speak out for livable wages
August 21, 2008
HARTFORD, Conn. — Unionized school bus drivers and monitors testified yesterday at a public hearing to ensure that the city’s living wage ordinance i...
Minnesota committee honors special-needs drivers, attendants
August 4, 2008
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Special Education Transportation Committee, in cooperation with the state Department of Education and the Minnesota ...
Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
June 1, 2008

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a 20-year-old bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her special-needs bus to ...

Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
May 7, 2008
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her bus to rescue a child who had ridden...
School nurses provide key special-needs training
February 4, 2008
By Penny Overgaard and Cathy Raible Advancements in neonatal care have allowed more children with complex medical needs to live longer, healthier ...
11 Special-Needs Driver Team Mistakes and Their Remedies
September 1, 2003

The school bus driver is the leader of the special-needs driver team and, as such, has many responsibilities to fulfill for a successful and safe rout...

Riding with Jordan: A Day in the Life of a Fragile Student
August 1, 2003

7:40 a.m.: The pickup
On a quiet, residential street in Torrance, Calif., on a cool June morning, a Laidlaw school bus rolls up in fron...

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...

Building Driver-Assistant Partnerships on the Special-Needs Bus
February 1, 2003

In school transportation, namely with special-needs students, stress management is dealing calmly and effectively with common situations such as tight...

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...

Aleana's death sparks call for improved safety
March 1, 2001

In the wake of the death of 5-year-old Aleana Johnson, who was struck and killed by her own school bus on Jan. 9, a community group called Friends ...

Guidelines for transporting students with spina bifida
December 1, 2000

Symptoms, treatment and transportation strategies for students with spina bifida.

5 Easy Pieces to a Better Special-Needs Program
March 1, 1999

These tips on training, equipment, communication, information and program monitoring can improve the safety and efficiency of your operation.

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