Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 4:19pm
The thought of having her 11-year-old daughter walk 1.7 miles crossing Interstate 235 to a new school next fall has Jessica Bilotta so worked up, she has contacted everyone she can think of in the Des Moines (Iowa) school district.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 4:52pm
The Los Angeles Unified School District challenged Gov. Jerry Brown's $117 million cuts for school buses, claiming the state is forcing it to "choose between two illegal and unconstitutional outcomes"- ending transportation for students or diverting money from classrooms to make up the shortfall.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 4:07pm
School districts throughout California are scrambling to cover the elimination of $248 million in funding for school buses starting next month, with the state's largest district filing a lawsuit to block the cuts and others saying they'll have to use reserves in order to keep transportation service.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:12pm
Seven vinyl banners draped this month along one of Chicago's most iconic bridges, advertisements some have dubbed "a visual crime" and "commercial graffiti," are reviving a debate about how governments raise money in tough economic times.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 4:30pm
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.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 11/13/2011 - 11:49pm
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.