Baldwin City (Kan.) School District discontinues transportation for students who live less than 2.5 miles from their school.
Sharon Lackey of Kansas is given the title by a local news source. She is also presented with an award for 40 years of service.
Logging more than 15,000 miles annually, Ila Beemer made it her goal to drive her great-grandchildren.
The school bus company earns 100% scores on a fleet inspection by the Kansas Highway Patrol and on the Kansas State Department of Education’s auditor safety review.
The lengthy survey counted nearly 10,000 illegal passes of school buses in Kansas in 30 school days.
The State Board of Education reviews proposed updates to safety regulations, including a lifetime ban on working as a school bus driver for a person convicted of a crime involving a child.
A bus carrying 13 students is traveling along a highway when a large turkey flies across the roadway from a ditch, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Three of the children were fatally struck by school buses, while one student was killed by a passing vehicle.
The latest winning entry comes from fourth grader Ruth Brooks of Olathe Public Schools. The bus company awards her school $1,000 to put toward classroom supplies.
Lawrence Public Schools renews its transportation service with First Student for another five years. The contract covers more than 70 school bus routes.
Gov. Sam Brownback designates Oct. 19 as a day to honor the state’s more than 4,200 school bus drivers.
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 company’s Gardner, Kansas, location achieves a perfect score on its transportation safety review by the Kansas State Department of Education for the third year in a row.