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The challenge of change

By Louise Piper Change can sometimes come sweeping in. At other times, change seems to creep up slowly and almost unnoticed. I think our association is experiencing a bit of both. Speaking as your executive director who has been involved with the FAPT for over four decades, I see a lot happening due to the […]

Waiting on the Florida education budget

With the school year at an end and the Florida education budget in limbo, funding cuts are imminent and many are questioning where the impact will be felt first. In June, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed the Florida Education Finance Program budget and called for three-day special session to address budget matters such as funding for […]

Security and safety starts with you and ...

Source: U.S. Department of Education School buses have come a long way since horse-drawn carriages first transported children to school back in 1886. Today, school buses are one of the safest forms of transportation on the road. School bus fatalities are relatively rare, even without the use of seatbelts. However, children, parents, and bus drivers all […]

An award well-deserved

By Cindy Chan Sylvester Humphrey may have retired in 1997, but he’s still making positive contributions to his community. Humphrey was nominated for the Pioneer in Transportation Award by Kevin McCarthy, director of facilities, maintenance and transportation for Hendry County District Schools. According to McCarthy, he and Humphrey go way back. “He was my physical […]