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NYC Student Attendance Drops During Bus Driver Strike, Mainly in Special Ed. PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Fisher   
Friday, 18 January 2013 13:07

Two days before New York City school bus drivers walked off the job Jan. 16, Mayor Michael Bloomberg emphasized the impact on the city's schoolchildren. The strike involving more than 8,000 bus drivers and matrons stems from a dispute over job protections in future bus company contracts.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 15:29
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NAPT President Issues Statement on Sandy Hook Shooting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Friday, 18 January 2013 12:08

National Association for Pupil Transportation President Alexandra Robinson said the massacre of 20 school children and six administrators and teachers last month at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., should alert student transporters that a similar attack on a school bus cannot be ruled out.

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Last Updated on Friday, 18 January 2013 12:29
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NY Clean School Bus Grants Program Renewed, Expanded PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Thursday, 17 January 2013 13:17

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is continuing to accept applications for round three of its Clean Air School Bus Program.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 January 2013 14:38
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Feds Aim to Keep Services Intact at 122 'Deficient' Head Start Agencies Nationwide PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Thursday, 17 January 2013 10:40

Federal Head Start Director Yvette Sanchez Fuentes said in a statement that her office is working to ensure services are not disrupted at 122 agencies in 35 states and Puerto Rico that must compete for continued funding.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 13:38
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National PTA Applauds President Obama's Gun Violence Agenda But Wants More PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ryan Gray   
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 13:02

The National PTA said President Obama's call Wednesday for new gun safety measures matches the organization's priorities for a safe learning environment for all students, but it falls short in its recommendations regarding school resource officers.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 January 2013 12:34
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