When districts like Houston’s Cypress-Fairbanks ISD already transport 108,000 students a day, field trips can add to the complexity. But Cy-Fair and other districts are realizing more transparency, accountability and efficiency through online trip planning software.
College students at the Georgia Institute of Technology are taking on the role of teacher as they use a hydraulic-hybrid retrofit of a school bus to show pre-college students how hydraulic systems operate and why the work of engineers is important.
At-the-pump diesel prices have fallen nationwide by nearly 12 cents in the past two and a half weeks, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Student transporters are reporting that, at least for the time being.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that members may begin applying for an annual Zonar scholarship to the NAPT Summit as well as three other separate programs to increase student transportation education, school bus technology and field trip study for students.