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Parents Speak Out: Ideas for Your School Bus Operation
September 1, 2002

According to Rick Iannelli, supervisor of transportation for Arlington (Mass.) Public Schools, the most unreasonable thing he ever heard from a parent...

Training Drives Success at Texas School District
February 1, 2002

Northside Independent School District in Greater San Antonio is faced with a population explosion that shows no sign of subsiding. Currently transport...

Maintaining Order on Unruly Middle-School Routes
February 1, 2002

A transportation director once told the story of his first day on the job at a small rural school district. He went to the driver’s lounge and i...

NAPT 2000 Focuses on Curbing School Bus Violence
December 1, 2000

Meeting in Buffalo, N.Y., delegates learned about predicting and responding to school violence, as well as handling the media, special-needs challenges and transportation funding.

A passenger's perspective on the daily school bus ride
December 1, 2000

An important perspective that’s often overlooked in the pupil transportation industry is that of the passengers. Until last June, my morning routine included spending an hour on a Blue Bird. I know very well the attitudes of most of my peers when it comes to school buses, and I’d like to share some of my observations.

A teacher discovers the importance of bus drivers
October 1, 2000

I am a middle-school teacher for the Greater Clark County School Corporation in southern Indiana. Six years ago, I was asked by the principal to act as the liaison between the school and its bus drivers.

New Technology, Student Discipline Tackled at Southeastern Conference
September 1, 2000

Conference celebrates 50th anniversary by addressing key pupil transportation issues, such as new technology, student discipline and operator liability.

Fun, Memorable Ways to Teach School Bus Safety
August 1, 2000

Classroom safety programs that feature safe and dangerous puppets, safety-challenged Oz characters and an old friend (Buster the Bus) help to engage and educate young riders.

How to Get Control of a Rowdy Bus
August 1, 2000

Getting drivers, supervisors, building administrators and parents moving in the same direction is the key to creating an integrated behavior management program. Of course, driver training can't be overlooked either.

Severe behavior problems managed by teacher-drivers
June 1, 2000

On every school bus lurks that student (or group of students) who consistently misbehaves. Not only is this disturbing, but it can be downright dangerous.

Violence Prevention Is a Top Concern for Special-Needs Transporters
April 1, 2000

Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference focuses on violence prediction and prevention, which comes through understanding students' needs, treating them with respect and enforcing rules.

Searching for solutions to severe behavior problems
February 1, 2000

As a new bus driver, I quickly learn that students with behavior problems can be very interesting to work with, indeed. A couple of decades later, I am a supervisor, but still heavily involved in serving students with special needs.

Don’t Let Bullies Rule Your School Bus
February 1, 2000

Bullying can have severe consequences - driver distraction, accidents and even death. Bus drivers need to understand how rules and respect can help them minimize this behavior.

A little small talk makes a big difference
September 1, 1999

I didn’t love children, matter of fact, didn’t even like them, but I needed the job.

The ABCD's of a behavior intervention plan
March 1, 1999

Behavior problems exhibited by students with disabilities are not uncommon on the school bus.

Children learn from parents that buses are 'loser cruisers'
February 1, 1999

We spend countless hours in the schools, working with the elementary students to foster a sense of responsibility and respect.

Drivers who build bridges make the journey easier
April 1, 1998

Relationship-savvy drivers perceive the needs that underlie problem behavior, understand those needs aren't going away and find constructive ways to fulfill them.

Lawsuits Lurk in the Back of the Bus
August 1, 1997

Teasing, name-calling and playful touching are everyday occurrences on school buses. While most of this may be harmless fun, some of it could be sexua...

How Would You Respond?
August 1, 1997

Do you ever wonder why some students just don't do what you want them to do? Do you sometimes react to an upsetting event with anger? Well, there are ...

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