search.noResults

search.searching

dataCollection.invalidEmail
note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
the real issue is meeting transformations in the educa- tion options and models for today’s students, including transportation to and from school. I went back to the 1939 publication, “School Bus Stan-


dards, Modern School Series,” edited by Frank W. Cyr, that is a classic and revered publication in the school bus industry. After reading 45 pages, I more than ever recognize the importance for supporting transportation options for school-aged children, by identifying the complexities that are involved in serving all children and families with distinctive needs, including the impact of student diversity on education operations and models in place today. I enthusiastically encourage yellow school bus ad-


vocates, leaders and national association members to become thoroughly informed about changes in the 21st century education, and to join the dialogue and support safe transportation, regardless of the mode of transpor- tation that is now persuasively part of the marketplace. The key is not compromising transportation safety standards for our nation’s children traveling to and from school, notwithstanding the means of transportation.


I question if there is a place for a discussion regarding


the above matters at the upcoming 17th National Con- gress on School Transportation, held May 2020. I am cautiously optimistic. ●


Linda is a consultant to the Maryland State Department


of Education Division of Early Intervention Services/ Special Education. She is a past-president of the National Association for Pupil Transportation and was inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame last fall.


References: 1. Burgoyne-Allen, P. and O’Neal Schiess, J. Miles to Go: Bringing School Transportation into the 21st Century. Bellwether Education Partners, 2017.


2. Gross, B. Going the Extra Mile for School Choice. Cen- ter for Reinventing Public Education, 2019.


3. Teske, P., Fitzpatrick, J. and O’Brien, T. Drivers of Choice: Parents, Transportation, and School Choice. Center for Reinventing Public Education, 2009.


Safe Ride Support watching every single trip.


Only from HopSkipDrive.


We built the first tech-enabled youth transportation network with the belief that when it comes to safety, it’s the humans behind the technology that make the difference. That’s why our U.S.-based Safe Ride Support team is online before dawn every day, tracking every HopSkipDrive trip in real time to ensure the safe, on-time arrival of student riders.


Innovation with a human touch. It’s one of the reasons districts and schools trust HopSkipDrive to meet their non-routine student transportation needs.


Call us today or visit hopskipdrive.com to learn more.


Transporting kids to their full potential. 1-844-918-0294 SEE US AT BOOTH 211


TOLL FREE


www.stnonline.com 27


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68