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  • Sep 2, 2016

    4 Time-Tested Ways to Communicate Bus Route Changes

    For families, communicating a stop-time change is just as important as making sure the bus arrives at the stop safely. It’s crucial for the morning routine. We’ve gathered four ways your district can securely communicate route or stop changes to families so they can start the morning off right.
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  • Jul 13, 2016

    You May Not Recognize Today’s Yellow School Bus

    So much of what we encounter today is not what it was five or ten years ago. Computers. Cell phones. Grocery shopping. And the yellow school bus is no different. Improvements and innovations to the modern day school bus have upgraded the school bus driving experience.
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  • Jun 23, 2016

    What's Best for Buses?

    District Administration June 2016 Issue, article by Ray Bendici, special projects editor.
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  • Jun 6, 2016

    I Am Somebody

    A First Student Area Safety Manager in central Pennsylvania takes his dedication to safety to a higher level with his involvement in a national anti-bullying organization, Stand for the Silent.
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  • Apr 21, 2016

    4 Things You Might Find Surprising About Private Student Transportation

    Being prepared with the facts about the benefits of partnering with a private student transportation services provider can help districts avoid confusion and productively manage change within their communities.
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  • Mar 21, 2016

    Students Celebrate the Yellow School Bus

    First Student has organized an annual artwork contest for students to express how they associate happiness with riding the school bus. A winner will be selected from each participating district, whose classroom will then receive $1,000 for classroom supplies.
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  • Jan 27, 2016

    Contracting with First Student

    Whether their challenges are related to a changing student population, aging bus fleet, or cost control and resource management, districts are looking for ways to meet those challenges in the most efficient ways while maintaining safety and service standards.
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