During a session at the NAPT Annual Summit last week, Transportation Director Pete Meslin of the Newport-Mesa United School District in California presented potential options to help alleviate challenges tied to transporting homeless students, a requirement under the McKinney-Vento Act.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation unveiled a new website in conjunction with the NAPT Summit in Kansas City that completes phase I of an initiative to help the student transportation industry make more "Data Driven Decisions."
If you already made plans to attend the 16th National Congress on School Transportation in Warrensburg, Missouri, think again. Exactly when and where the 75th annual national school bus standards meeting is to take place will remain up in the air for at least a few weeks.
In recognition of recent innovative transportation initiatives, Houston Independent School District has been named a District of Distinction by District Administration magazine. The Transportation Department was lauded for programs meant to improve the operational efficiency and safety of its buses and drivers, including its safety-oriented driver training and “green” bus fleet.