Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 3:57pm
Rocky River schools is using software to help design bus routes based on where 1,700 kids are picked up or dropped off. Then the drivers go out and test the routes, making minor improvements as they go along.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 3:04pm
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted late starts around 8:30 a.m. to improve attendance and performance.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:09am
The largest potential savings to Columbus City Schools’ transportation operation — getting someone else to pay for busing charter-school students — was dropped from a final report discussed Monday by a subcommittee of Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s education commission.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:30am
Parents in the Polk County (Fla.) district received a letter stating a pilot program would track bus riders using each child’s iris. Parents could opt out, but by the time they learned about the program, the company charged with gathering the information had already captured images of about 750 children’s eyes.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:57pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation voiced their support for legislation that would allow the installation and use of stop arm cameras on school buses.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:42pm
A Florida school district has released video that appears to show a bus driver kicking an autistic student down the stairs. Wilkerson was fired after the Sept. 28, 2012, incident, which Tampa police say resulted in a broken ankle for the young girl, reported NBC affiliate WFLA.com. Wilkerson now faces aggravated child abuse charges, the station said.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 2:52pm
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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 4:11pm
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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 4:44pm
The intense conversation continues about proposed student assignment plans for the Boston Public Schools.