School & District Management Late Arrivals, Steep Costs: Why Some Districts Ditch Third-Party Bus Companies
Districts are facing a host of transportation challenges. Some have addressed them by deciding to bring buses back in house.
Student Well-Being Video The Bike Bus: A Weekly Parade With Huge Benefits for Students
This alternative mode of transportation has huge benefits for students, and only requires five components to make it happen.
Ed-Tech Policy FCC: Schools Can Use E-Rate Funds to Cover WiFi on Buses
The change will help students with long commutes to and from school study and complete homework, supporters say.
School & District Management Why This Superintendent Is Taking the School Bus Driver Shortage Into His Own Hands
This school leader is hoping to reverse his district's shortage of bus drivers, by becoming one.
School & District Management What's Stopping Later School Start Times That Support Teen Sleep? Bus Schedules, for One
See practical strategies for districts looking to move start times to accommodate teen sleep schedules.
School Climate & Safety Let's Talk About When Cars Need to Stop for School Buses
A refresher course on the rules of the road involving stopped school buses.
School & District Management The 'Amazon Effect' Is Fueling Bus Driver Shortages. How Schools Keep the Wheels Turning
Delivery jobs have attracted some would-be bus drivers away from schools, making it more difficult to transport students.
School & District Management A District's Bus 'Disaster' Highlights a Nationwide Driver Shortage
A transportation meltdown caused a district to cancel six days of classes as schools nationwide struggle to hire enough bus drivers.
School & District Management AI Could Save School Districts Time and Money—If They Use It Correctly
Technology experts believe artificial intelligence tools could help districts on everything from facilities to recruitment.
School & District Management AI Chatbot 'Ed' Will Be L.A. Unified's Newest Student Adviser, Superintendent Says
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho also repeated his pledge to bring about full academic recovery from the pandemic within two years.
School Climate & Safety Download When to Stop for School Buses: Downloadable Rules for Every State
We collected school bus-related traffic laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and developed these downloadable diagrams.
School Climate & Safety When Cars Have to Stop for School Buses—and When They Don't—in Every State
When are drivers supposed to stop for school buses? The answer varies by type of road and by state.
School Climate & Safety Lawmakers Call for National Crackdown on Drivers Who Pass Stopped School Buses
A new bill in Congress calls for more data collection on illegal school bus passings, to lay the groundwork for a public awareness campaign.
School Climate & Safety Drivers Illegally Pass Buses 42 Million Times a Year. What Schools Can Do
A handful of students are killed each year getting on and off school buses. Schools can take some steps to try to make a difference.