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STN April 2011

COVER STORY: Dr. Edgar Hatrick is the president of the American Association of School Administrators, so he’s well-versed at dealing with school budget support issues, especially those involving transportation. Read about issues affecting superintendents and transporters in this month’s magazine edition.

 

 

TOP STORY:
Is it Feasible to Expand Learning Programs on the School Bus?

A handful of districts say yes, but finding resources is a challenge

SPECIAL REPORT:
Filtering the Bad from the Good
Screening process for school bus drivers uncertain at best

HEADLINES:
Starcraft Bus Steps into MFSAB Market with Prodigy XP

Routes Around the World: School Buses in Central America

‘Love the Bus’ Makes its Mark Across the Country

FEATURES:
Homegrown
Leadership at Loudoun County (Va.) Public Schools exemplified by superintendent, former transportation director who had combined for nearly 100 years worth of experience in school district

Under Pressure
Superintendents weigh out all the options to keep their students on buses and in school

Where Do We Go From Here?
Vendors must walk a fine line when approaching school districts with their offerings while still informing them of their benefits

ANALYSIS:
Working with Immigrant, Refugee Students and Families to Help Them Understand School Transportation Services
By Young-Chan Han

A Clear Path to School Board Approval
By Antonio Civitella

BOOK REVIEW:
‘Defensible Decisions About Transporting Students with Special Needs’
By Sue Shutrump

COLUMNS:
First Take by Ryan Gray
Recalling a Life Spent in Service

Editorial Desk by Stephane Babcock
Where’s Your Support?

 

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