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School bus parking change draws criticism from drivers

Chesapeake (Va.) Public Schools used to allow bus drivers to keep their buses at their homes, but now requires them to park in district lots to save time and money. Some drivers say they are putting more miles on their buses and feel less safe.

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Former school bus monitor pleads guilty to hitting special-needs student

The former monitor for Colonial Heights (Va.) Public Schools admits she struck a 6-year-old boy who hit her. She pleads guilty to assault and battery of a child, receives a suspended jail sentence, and must take parenting classes, and complete community service and an anger management program.

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Bus driver enlists funds to send special-needs student to prom

The Virginia driver contacted a news station when she learned that the student’s family couldn’t afford to send her to prom. The station paid for the student’s prom outfit, and a local bank donated a $300 gift card to the driver for her good deed.

Siphiwe Baleka, who will speak at the NAPT Summit, is the driver health and fitness coach at transportation carrier Prime Inc.
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NAPT reveals speakers for 2015 Summit

Federal safety officials and inspirational athletes are among the key presenters on tap for the National Association for Pupil Transportation event.

At Virginia Beach City Public Schools, David Pace oversaw one of the larger district-owned school bus fleets in the nation.
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Veteran Virginia director David Pace retires

After 31 years in pupil transportation, Pace steps down from his role at Virginia Beach City Public Schools, where he oversaw one of the larger district-owned school bus fleets in the nation.

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School bus driver charged with DUI

Authorities in Tazewell, Virginia, say that no children were on the bus when the driver was arrested. However, she had just completed a route.

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