Just because the school year ends does not mean that disadvantaged students nationwide no longer need school lunches for sustenance. This is where the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program steps in and enables districts to deliver summer meals via school bus.
In late April, a New York Times article titled “In Two-Way Charging, Electric Cars Begin to Earn Money From the Grid” caught the attention of task force members aligned with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) who are currently exploring how to expand “electrified” school buses nationwide.
Trent Gibson, director of student transportation at the Oklahoma State Department of Education, told STN the EF5 tornado that brought devastation to the community of Moore, south of Oklahoma City, last week narrowly missed the school district's bus facility.
Rep. George Miller (D-CA) re-introduced in the House The All Students Safe Act, which would set for the first time minimum safety standards at schools to curb teacher and staff abuse in how they apply seclusion and restraint to students when dealing with emotional or behavioral outbursts.