19 November 2018 | 0

Should the school day start later for teens?

Should your teen’s school day start later? And could starting the school day later have a positive effect on the economy and your teen’s ability to learn? Former New Jersey governor and current Democratic Senator Richard Codey says yes to both, in an opinion piece for NJ.com, saying that teens especially need their rest to […]

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25 October 2018 | 0

National School Bus Safety Week

Welcome to the midway point in 2018 National School Bus Safety Week (October 22-26)! Observed by school districts nationwide, National School Bus Safety Week is for the many stakeholders–parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus operators, school administrators, and other interested parties– who are  working to ensure that the nation’s 25+million students are safe while they are […]

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8 October 2018 | 0

How GPS tracking and other strategies may fix school transportation

“The educational system frequently describes transportation as a plumbing issue. It’s something that nobody notices unless it’s not working.” So says Jennifer O’Neal Schiess, a principal at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit focused on dramatically changing education and life outcomes for underserved children. (Quote from this article in Curbed.) In 2017, Schiess co-authored “Miles to […]

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3 September 2018 | 0

The New School Year – Start Dates, Budgets, and Technology

Several weeks into the school year, and things are off to an exciting start! We at BusWhere have been listening to parents and staff all over the US as they share their experiences starting a new school year. Some highlights of what users are reporting regarding start dates, budgets and technology: School Start Dates We […]

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