Special Needs

McKinney-Vento Update, Impact of Every Student Succeeds Acts Depends on the District

Aric Taylor and his colleagues in the Conroe (Texas) Independent School District’s transportation department have already reviewed changes to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act that go into effect on Oct. 1 and beyond. They’re committed to obeying federal provisions designed to help create stability and educational safe harbor for homeless children; they just haven’t determined what, if any, impact these changes will have on how they are currently serving their homeless students.

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Calif. Child Check Technology Bill Goes to Governor

California Senate Bill 1072, which would mandate the use of child check technology on buses throughout the state, unanimously passed the Senate and Assembly last week. It is now headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown for a signature. 

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California's Meslin Receives Grandolfo Award at STN EXPO

In recognition of his dedication to student transportation and leadership in the industry, Newport-Mesa Unified Transportation Director Pete Meslin was awarded the 2016 Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence at this year’s STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada.

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