The Kansas State Department of Education informs the public about how to keep kids safe as they make their way to and from school buses.
The nationwide tour uses interactive activities to teach safe bus riding basics to elementary school students and their parents.
As troopers inspect buses in the six-county Putnamville region, one school district passes with a 100% initial approval rating.
About 45 billboards are posted across the state, featuring an extended stop arm on the side of a school bus with the words, “It’s not JUST a stop sign, it’s a child’s life.”
The Georgia Department of Education urges motorists to use caution when approaching school buses and to brush up on school bus safety rules.
A lack of clear leadership, a “culture of distrust” and inadequate staffing factored into the district’s school transportation meltdown this fall, an attorney finds.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation joined the AAA Hudson Valley in a press event to enhance school bus safety awareness among motorists as the back-to-school season starts.
As Palm Beach County (Fla.) finishes overhauling its routes and gets more students to school on time, a third-party investigation will look at what went wrong and will "hold people accountable," the superintendent says.
Problems with routes and late buses hamper Palm Beach County as the school year begins, but district officials say that progress is being made in resolving the issues.
The event features demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats.
Orange County (Fla.) Public Schools prepares for the new school year with a week of training on such topics as driving safety, security awareness and customer service.
Planning and practice can prevent transportation troubles on the first day of school. Bus prep, dry runs and parent contact are some of the key steps for a successful start.
Atlanta Public Schools officials say that the practice will help drivers become familiar with their routes and will improve accuracy of timing during current traffic patterns.