Sunday, October 21, 2018

Shutrump Humbled By Grandolfo Special Needs Award at STN EXPO

Three weeks after receiving the Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial Award of Excellence at the STN EXPO in Reno, Nevada, for her service to students...

School Bus Wheelchair Securement Webinar Addresses FAQs

A free webinar by School Transportation News and bus wheelchair securement manufacturer Q’Straint/Sure-Lok provided answers to commonly-asked questions about safely transporting students in wheelchairs...
Blount County Sheriff’s Office

Special-Ed Attorney Jacobs Victim of Apparent Murder-Suicide

The body of special education attorney and frequent expert speaker Melinda Jacobs was found by local law enforcement officers on May 12 in an apparent...

Video Shows 8-Year-Old Autistic Girl Dragged Off School Bus

In Vacaville, California, an 8-year-old autistic girl was allegedly taunted and dragged off of a school bus, news outlets reported. A...

Paper Shares Best-Practices of Transporting Children with Special Needs

A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides best practices for ensuring safe transportation of medically fragile students on school buses....
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Special-Ed Students Rescued from Burning School Bus

An alert mother noticed smoke and worked with transportation employees to get students evacuated from a special needs bus that quickly burst into flame,...
Child Check-Mate System

Bill Adds Year for Districts to Comply with Paul Lee Law

New fast-tracked legislation from California State Sen. Ben Hueso would immediately delay implementation of a law that requires child safety alert systems on approximately...

Download #TSD2018 Conference Presentations

We want to thank all of our attendees at this month’s TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas. Both attendees and nonattendees can still access the...
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School Bus Driver, Aide Calm Special Ed Students After Crash

A South Carolina school bus driver and aide are being praised for taking charge and calming students after their special needs bus was hit...

Trauma Damages Brains, Explains Behavior Outbursts

Student misbehavior on the school bus, especially in students with disabilities, indicates internal pain as a result of a variety of issues. That was...
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Generational Digital Divide in Your Garage?

Talk about the Digital Divide between those with access to information technology and those without it is well over a decade old. But what...

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