Features in this Issue
SBF's Top 100 School District Fleets
Four of the five largest school district fleets in the Top 100 added route buses this year. Overall, there were more districts that increased their number of route buses than those that decreased.
10 Keys to Success in School Transportation Budgeting (Cover Story)
Understanding different budgeting concepts, assessing district growth and forecasting fuel use are some of the essential steps in maintaining a sound budget.
Simplifying Medicaid Reimbursement
Software programs automate reporting, making it easier, faster and less costly, suppliers say. Districts have been able to save days' worth of staff time and have more, reliable data with which to recoup much-needed funds.
10 Tips to Bolster Bus Checks for Sleepers
To make sure no child is left behind, school bus operations should have clear procedures for drivers to follow, enforce consequences, and provide frequent reminders and recognition.
Editor's Note Advertiser Index The Last Word
Industry News NAPT News & Views
Special Needs Product Highlights
Business Watch NSTA Advocacy in Action