Kings Canyon Unified School District located in California’s San Joaquin Valley received its first SST-e model last month, and expects three more soon. School officials estimate that each all-electric school bus will save more than $10,000 a year in fuel and maintenance costs.
An Indiana bill designed to prevent widespread cutbacks in school bus service was amended a second time before it passed the Senate last week. Now, HB 1062 would allow school bus ads to generate revenue in three districts as part of a pilot approved by bill sponsor Sen. Patricia Miller (R-Indianapolis).
As attendees were checking out of the host hotel for the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers National Conference in Nashville, Tenn., many were already setting their sites on the 2015 conference, which is returning to Frisco, Texas, March 20-25.
Rhonda Fiddler and Susan Nulph literally jumped for joy when they heard they took first place at the 17th annual National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo, held March 1 during the TSD Conference and Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn.
Yesterday the state Senate gave final approval to a bill that would require Wyoming school districts to equip new school buses with cameras by the 2015-16 school year to target motorists who illegally pass stopped buses. After passing on a 19-11 vote, House Bill 5 was sent to Gov. Matt Mead for his consideration.