Leon County Schools is entering phase three of its implementation of CNG after completing a new bus maintenance facility over the summer. More than a quarter of the fleet now operates on the alternative fuel.
Thirteen school districts statewide are using wireless tracking technology on their buses to provide information on vehicle diagnostics and location, improve student safety and deliver real-time information to administrators and parents.
When it comes to school security and safety, a recent annual, national poll showed that many Americans would prefer expanding mental health services at public schools instead of hiring more security guards.
Bear Valley Unified in Big Bear Lake yesterday welcomed local dignitaries and district officials to a ceremony at the site of the district’s new compressed natural gas fueling station, which also will eventually help serve neighboring school districts.
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services within the U.S. Department of Education provided guidance to advocates for homeless children earlier this month that states IDEA Part B funds can only be used to transport a homeless child to the school of origin, if attending that school remains in the best interest of the child.