Special Needs

Free Webinar: “Ask the Experts” Q & A on Wheelchair Securement

Safely transporting students with disabilities has long been one of the most difficult, litigious and often overlooked aspects of school transportation. This free webinar from Q’Straint/Sure-Lok, to be held on July 31 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1:00 p.m. EST, will shed more light on this topic.

Bill to Delay Calif. School Bus Child-Reminders on Hold

A hold has been placed on California State Senate legislation that would extend the compliance date for school districts to install a “Child Safety Alert System” on all school buses, which would prompt school bus drivers to walk the length of the school bus at the end of routes to look for students.

School Bus Aide Arrested; Video of Student Assault

A Prince George’s County (Maryland) Schools bus aide was arrested over the weekend and held without bond after school bus video obtained by local police from the school district showed him beat a student with special needs during a route.

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