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Lawmakers Launch Effort to Mandate Seat Belts on School Buses Nationwide
The recent fatal school bus crash in New Jersey and new recommendations by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have led to an effort in Congress to require seat belts on school buses across the country.
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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS


  Extended School Bus Stop Arm Decreases Illegal Passing
School Transportation News
Three school districts have found that extended stop arms help prevent motorists from illegally passing school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off students.


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  Senators Propose E-Rate Eligibility for School Bus Wi-Fi
EdScoop
The legislation, aimed at improving internet access for K-12 students, would direct the FCC to add school buses to its broadband discount program.


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  Industry Responds to NTSB Crash Findings, Recommendations
School Bus Fleet
NTSB’s three current board members met with agency staff to consider a special investigation report that examines the November 2016 school bus crashes in Baltimore, Maryland, and Chattanooga, Tennessee.


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FUN NEWS


  UM Student Turns School Bus Into Home
The Detroit News
In just six months, Essex has turned the old school bus that served the Hemlock Public School District for years into a mobile living space she hopes to use to travel to volunteer at farms and nonprofits across the country.


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  HRVHS Students Create STEM Classroom On Wheels
Hood River News
Jeff Blackman, Hood River Valley High School STEM teacher, and his students took an old school bus donated by HRCSD and have transformed it into a space intended to bring STEM education directly to students.


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  Giants Greet School Bus Survivor At Home After 12 Days in Hospital
New Jersey 101.5
One of the more seriously injured survivors of the Route 80 school bus crash returned home Monday in better spirits — and got quite a welcome. Brendan O'Callaghan, 11, was greeted in person by New York Giants player Ethan Medley, team director Romeo Okwara and former player Justin Tuck.


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