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11/22/2011

11/22/2011

Freeport School District is a rural district with a transportation operation consisting of 36 vehicles covering over 99 square miles.The district wanted to ensure child safety, improve their operation and make sure vehicle inspections were completed daily. They achieved all of these goals with Zonar.

11/21/2011

11/21/2011

Five years have passed since a school bus carrying Lee High School students in Alabama plunged off Interstate 565, killing four and injuring dozens.

11/21/2011

In just a short nine months, Pamela Blizzard envisions a new place of learning nestled in the heart of Research Triangle Park – a place with a “porous wall” to encourage partnerships with surrounding companies and that packs students’ minds with more than four years of education during the four years of high school.

11/15/2011

11/15/2011

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Thursday that he will ask the State Board of Accounts to review a school corporation's transportation arrangement that charges parents fees for children to ride school buses.

11/14/2011

11/14/2011

With six incumbents on their way out, the lame duck Winchester (Va.) School Board has a lot to get done between now and Christmas. They're wrapping up a two-year review of all of the School Board policies, they are expected to adopt new attendance boundaries for the future Frederick Douglass Elementary School, and as early as this Tuesday, they will vote to give school system staff direction on a five-year technology plan.

11/14/2011

Stage another “sick out” protest, and you will be terminated. That’s the message Palm Beach County (Fla.) School District transportation officials have for bus drivers who are unhappy with both the district and their union.

11/9/2011

11/9/2011

State laws that ban soda in schools — but not other sweetened beverages — have virtually no impact on the amount of sugary drinks middle school students buy and consume at school, a new study shows.

11/7/2011

11/7/2011

The first time the bus assigned to take her third-grade daughter to Alki Elementary School arrived late, Myrtle Griffiths wrote it off as an inevitable first-week-of-school annoyance.

11/7/2011

All five school buildings in the neighborhoods that surround East High School are top-notch. And this, in an odd way, is the problem.

11/1/2011

11/1/2011

Jackson Public Schools needs about $176.2 million for renovation, repair and modernization of classrooms, according to the Council of the Great City Schools, a coalition of U.S. urban school districts.

11/1/2011

A new, free white paper assists schools and municipalities with management of the challenges and costs that can result from the discovery of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in their buildings.

10/31/2011

10/31/2011

School districts across Indiana could find themselves risking parental wrath by getting out of the transportation business as they struggle with shrinking revenues and property tax caps.

10/26/2011

10/26/2011

The Austin school district might move students out of schools but won't officially close campuses in 2012-13, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen said Monday during a school board meeting.

10/25/2011

10/25/2011

About 700 new seats would be created under a proposal to expand several high-performing Boston schools, Superintendent Carol R. Johnson said.

10/25/2011

In just six weeks, Whole Foods Market shoppers donated more than $2 million in stores and online to support the School Garden Grant Program, the first major initiative of the Whole Kids Foundation.

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