School Bus Fleet Magazine - January 2015

COVER STORY

Conferences Target School Bus Security, Leadership Skills

By SBF Staff

Here, we recap highlights from the NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference, which were held in Kansas City, Missouri, in November. Sessions covered such pertinent topics as shooter response training, student safety and leadership, and awards recognized vital contributions to pupil transportation.

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FEATURES

Survey Gives Insight on Special-Needs Transportation

For most operations, 10% or less of their passengers have special needs, SBF's annual Special-Needs Survey finds.  Also, nearly half say that some non-school bus vehicles are used to transport special-needs students in their districts.

Conferences Target School Bus Security, Leadership Skills

Here, we recap highlights from the NAPT Summit and NASDPTS Conference, which were held in Kansas City, Missouri, in November.  Sessions covered such pertinent topics as shooter response training, student safety and leadership.

Jim Beekman Awarded for Efficiency Efforts, Keen Leadership

SBF's Administrator of the Year galvanized the Orange County (Fla.) Public School's transportation department and implemented numerous improvements, which led to increased efficiency, multi-million-dollar savings and high staff morale.

Alt-fuel Vehicles, Safety Tools on Tap at NAPT Trade Show

Several alternative-fuel vehicles debuted during the show in Kansas City, Missouri, including two new CNG school buses and an all-electric bus.  Also, safetyj-related products, such as a stop-arm violation data system and a student and vehicle tracking system, grabbed the spotlight.

DEPARTMENTS

Feedback                                 Business Watch

News Alert                                Snapshots

Industry News                           Advertiser Index

Special-Needs Training               Product Highlights

NAPT News & Views                    Classifieds

People                                     The Last Word

School Bus Fleet Magazine - January 2015
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