Transportation

6/17/2013

6/17/2013
A series of behind-the-scenes mistakes by educators in a Florida school district led to children’s biometric information being culled without their parents’ permission, TheLedger.com reported.

6/6/2013

6/6/2013
Ten JPS bus drivers picketed on N. West Avenue between Monroe and North streets at around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5. Another picket is planned for a similar time on Thursday, June 6 on Wildwood Avenue in front of the JPS administration offices, said Lori Grantham, a bus driver and vice president of the Jackson Education Support Personnel union, which represents bus drivers.

4/18/2013

4/18/2013
Rosters are kept for each bus. Each driver also has pertinent information on every student, whether it’s regarding a medical condition or emergency contacts.

3/28/2013

3/28/2013
While the EIRC instituted a pilot program with a few Comcast advertisements on Atlantic County and Camden school buses last September, this is the first major launch of a long-term advertising contract. Sahara Sam’s ads will be on the buses for a total of 14 months.

2/14/2013

2/14/2013
Summer school would be an independent study program with online classes under a plan to reduce expenses considered Tuesday by the Shasta Union High School District Board of Trustees.

2/6/2013

2/6/2013
Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.

1/17/2013

1/17/2013
The City of Ithaca and Ithaca City School District are working together to make it safer for students to get to school.

1/15/2013

1/15/2013
A continuing dispute over job protections for New York City school bus drivers means the threat of a strike is still looming, potentially disrupting transportation for about 152,000 students as soon as this week.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013
The city Department of Education says it is ready for a potential strike by school bus drivers.

12/20/2012

12/20/2012

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.

11/29/2012

11/29/2012

Yellow school buses driven by Student Transportation of America (STA) drivers rumbled into New York and New Jersey earlier this month bringing relief and welcome supplies, donated by STA coworkers and residents of the communities they serve, to help families struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy. 

11/28/2012

11/28/2012

Tina DeClue is standing behind a school bus at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School on a recent Friday morning when she hears a little voice call to her.

11/15/2012

11/15/2012

Life for the students of Rockaway Park — among the 33 schools that remain severely damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy — has been upended. Many have been scattered across New York City, with relatives or in shelters.

11/8/2012

11/8/2012

As part of its 20-year bus replacement plan, Poudre School District has rolled two new propane-powered buses into its fleet of approximately 150.

11/7/2012

11/7/2012

City and Columbia Public Schools officials said there is potential for better collaboration that might allow Columbia Transit buses to handle some transportation needs for middle and high school students.

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