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National Special-Needs School Bus Driver...

AMF-Bruns of America is pleased to announce the first annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year Award. They are looking for the special-needs bus driver who has distinguished themselves through special accomplishments, meritorious and heroic acts, and innovations to improve their jobs. The winner receives a $1,000 check! Trained drivers play a critical […]

Bus Operator of the Year nominations

Elsewhere in this newsletter, you will see an article about the Florida Bus Operator of the Year who was recognized at the Florida Missing Children’s Day event in Tallahassee. Linda Sheldrake of Flagler District Schools was selected by the Foundation for the 2017 award, but there were also several very deserving nominations. While there is […]

A good start to the school year

By Cindy Chan Michael Carter actually started doing homework before the school year even started. The transportation director for Bay District Schools in Panama City, Fla. was brainstorming with six of his administrators about ways to reduce the amount of chaos that accompanies the beginning of a new school year. Carter suggested he and his […]

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 […]