Frisco Independent School District needs about 30 more bus drivers and sometimes exceeds its policy of 54 high school students per bus.
New Caney ISD evacuated more than 1,000 people, many of whom were in wheelchairs.
In southeastern Texas, school bus drivers and staff help move evacuees to shelters amid the devastating storm and floodwaters.
Gary Lindsey takes over the position at Dallas County Schools as Leatha Mullins retires.
Dallas (Texas) County Schools cuts its driver shortage from 94 to 28 for back-to-school season and contributes buses and drivers to local evacuation efforts.
Seven San Antonio ISD buses are equipped with Wi-Fi routers and other equipment, enabling students to download books from an all-digital library.
At San Antonio ISD, more than 350 transportation employees take part in two days of training, including a “Family Feud” session with safety questions.
To promote summer reading, San Antonio ISD’s drivers pass out more than 1,700 books to about 600 students who are attending summer school.
The San Antonio ISD wins a Bronze Telly for the spot, in which an animated trainer teaches students how to safely ride the bus.
The state’s governor approves a measure that requires lap-shoulder belts on new school buses, but districts can opt out due to financial constraints.
Drivers and other employees rotate through 10 stations that include live fires for fire extinguisher training, evacuation of smoke-filled buses, CPR, and first aid.
Autopsy results show that the truck driver who allegedly caused a fatal crash with a school bus and a car in March had the drug in his system, authorities say.
The software developer selects Kecia Ling, the director of transportation operations at Savannah-Chatham County (Ga.) Public School System, for building routes for over 26,000 students in four months and overcoming transportation challenges during Hurricane Matthew.