Representing the family of Hunter Pitt, who was run over by his school bus, led law firm Schultz & Myers to create a campaign called "Wait, Wait, Wait — 3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe.”

Law firm launches school bus safety campaign

Representing the family of Hunter Pitt, a 6-year-old who was run over by his school bus, led a personal injury law firm to create "Wait, Wait, Wait — 3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe.”


First Student retains contracts, adds propane buses

The company will replace the fleet of Council Rock School District in Newtown, Pennsylvania, with 150 of the alternative-fuel buses and will continue to provide service to two Missouri school districts.

Set in an urban area, the Raytown Quality Schools transportation department buses approximately 5,750 students. It recently adopted an approach to student behavior management that has drastically reduced poor conduct and bullying incidents.

Department Boosts Behavior Training, Improves Bus Environment

Raytown (Mo.) Quality Schools practices Positive Behavior Support, which drastically reduced write-ups for minor infractions and bullying. The approach refocuses the spotlight on students who follow the bus rules instead of those who cause trouble to get attention, and emphasizes teaching students how to meet behavior expectations.


Missouri district to get new school bus facility

The building will have more than five times the space of the Republic School District’s current facility, with an additional entrance and exit, bigger driver training and bus repair areas, and additional staff parking spots.


District apologizes for taking blind student’s cane as punishment

North Kansas City (Mo.) Schools apologized for confiscating a blind student’s cane last month and giving him a foam tube to use instead. The boy threw the cane into the air as he was tapping it to music while on the bus, and school officials thought he was getting violent.


STA to expand service to Missouri

The contractor will provide Columbia Public Schools with 212 new school vehicles. The contract marks the company's first operations in the state.

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