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South Carolina State Director Tudor Announces Retirement

Donald Tudor, the state director of school transportation at the South Carolina Department of Education for the past 20 years, emailed contacts in industry that he is retiring to form…
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NYAPT Announces Operation Safe Stop Day for Next April

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation announced it would coordinate efforts for a statewide Operation Safe Stop Day effort next spring to count the number of motorists who illegally…
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NAPT Special Needs Transportation Training Program Continues Growth

NAPT announced that Student Transportation of America employee Jeffrey A. Finfrock recently became the 11th person in North America to achieve an endorsement tied to the association's Special Needs Transportation…
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Rockland BOCES Rolls Out New Hybrids to Positive Reviews

The Rockland County BOCES has been using two new wheelchair-accessible hybrid school buses to transport its two dozen or so students with disabilities and special needs in the new school…
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National School Administrator Organization Supports NCLB Waiver

The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) came out in support of President Obama's announcement to provide schools relief from adhering to the controversial No Child Left Behind Act, a…
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Survey Says: More Dads Driving Kids to School

A recent online survey by Harris Interactive shows that more fathers in the United States are driving their kids to school, daycare or extracurricular activities. According to the report, 80…
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New Illinois Laws May Impact School Transportation

Two new laws recently took effect in Illinois that impact student transportation, but the state Department of Education (DOE) only supports one of them, Public Act 97-0224. This law, which…
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