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Washington School Bus Driver Plans Rally to Welcome Students After Shooting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 14:32

On Monday, Marysville School District bus driver Josie Powers thanked the 700-plus community members who turned out to support high school students as they returned to the site of an Oct. 24 school shooting. A male freshman opened fire on his friends and cousins in the cafeteria, killing three girls and wounding two boys before turning the gun on himself.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 16:41
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New Guidance Issued to Address Bullying of Special Needs Students PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:51

While Bullying Awareness Month brought this issue to the center stage in October, many school and transportation administrators may not know that bullying is a civil rights issue for students with special needs. The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently issued guidance to schools outlining ways to prevent bullying and protect students, including the nation’s 6.5 million students who have disabilities.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:29
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HSM Names New School Bus Market Manager PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeanette Reveles   
Monday, 03 November 2014 14:55

David Anderson is the new national market manager for the school bus division of HSM, provider of integrated solutions to the transportation, furniture, bedding and a growing number of diversified markets.

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Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 15:15
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Update: School Bus Lighting System Approved in Vermont PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeanette Reveles   
Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00

Last week, Vermont approved the statewide use of the Gardian Angel school bus lighting system, making it the third state since June to give it the green light.  The state of Mississippi approved it last August and Wyoming approved it in June.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 11:39
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Kansas Survey Tallies 10 Student Deaths in Bus Zones; More Are Reported PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 14:24

Ten students were killed in the school bus loading and unloading zone during the 2013-2014 school year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kansas State Department of Education. Five children were struck by a school bus and five by passing motorists.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:26
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