The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act includes $30.75 billion for an "Education Stabilization Fund" for states, school districts, and institutions of higher education for costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maintaining an upbeat spirit helps to engage employees, improve performance, and increase retention, factors that enhance an organization’s image. Measures such as bonding with food and recognizing accomplishments can cultivate happiness at work.
Fact Sheets and a Q & A document address critical questions about taking advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act when it takes effect on April 1.
GroundTransportationCareers.com aims to connect transportation industry professionals across all disciplines and career stages with employers in the industry.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools boosts wages for drivers from $15.82 per hour to $17.47 per hour. Overall, increases range from an extra $1.65 per hour to $3.89 more per hour, depending on the position.
Shannon Weber, a transportation supervisor at Kyrene School District #28 in Tempe, Ariz., shares how her district uses performance-based data to award assignments.
House Bill 351 would require the state superintendent of public instruction to identify school systems with critical shortages and allow them to hire school retirees to drive while keeping their retiree pay.
Keith Dreiling, the state director of the Kansas Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit, discusses his passion for student safety and the changes that the department's renowned loading and unloading survey has undergone under his tenure.
Feature articles that drew the most traffic on the School Bus Fleet website in 2019 included strategies for training and staff management, safe practices for loading and unloading the school bus, and tips for driver recruitment.
Olentangy Local School District's student population is growing fast. Getting driver feedback on routing and enhancing training help the district efficiently transport more than 10,000 students to and from school every day.
Mindy Feldbaum, the vice president of workforce programs at AARP Foundation, offers guidance on accommodating and retaining employees from a variety of age groups.
Lynn Pittman has logged over 1 million miles over the course of his career driving for Spartanburg School District One in South Carolina.
Why do school bus drivers quit? Here, a veteran driver presents a list of common concerns among his colleagues.
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