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- Federal aid, IV: Church-State issue. Hartnett, Robert C. // America;2/18/1950, Vol. 82 Issue 20, p573
The author reflects on the arguments against extending bus services to all children in 1950. He notes that the claim of Catholics aiming to get public support of parochial schools ignores State laws which prohibit the use of public funds for "sectarian" education. The author states that the view...
- EPA provides about $7 million in funding to reduce school bus diesel emissions. // Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2015, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p18
The article focuses on the move of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide approximately $7 million in funding for rebates to public and private school bus fleet owners for replacement and retrofit of older school buses.
- School bus crackdown. Strahler, Steven R. // Crain's Chicago Business;3/11/96, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p3
Reports that Chicago Public Schools administrators are looking into the $80 million-plus which is spent on bus each year. Examination of charges levied at bus companies; How are they scrutinizing buss operations; View from operators.
- Houston school district board approves propane buses. // LP/Gas;Feb2011, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the upcoming purchase of 25 propane-fueled school buses by the Houston Independent School District in Texas.
- School finds ways to use old school buses. // Curriculum Review;Jan1991, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p13
Presents ways on what to do with useless old school buses at Oswego Apalachin Central School District in New York.
- Cool bus: Cool kids. // Current Science;10/2/92, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p12
Describes a study in Brunswick County, North Carolina where the roof of a school bus was painted white and the bus remained cooler than unpainted buses. Average of 10 degrees Fahrenheit cooler; Conduction of heat; The effect of dark and light colors.
- Thefts of school buses puzzle St. Louis-area authorities. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;1/20/2012, p2
The article reports on the eight school buses stolen in the St. Louis, Missouri area between May 2011 and January 2012, with none of them has been found.
- An up-to-date kind of guy. // NEA Today;Sep93, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p42
Features the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) in school buses in the Tulsa school district. Views of bus driver Ike White; Plan of the National Highway Safety Administration to adopt a fuel strategy using CNG.
- Driving force. Smith, Benjamin Tice // Education Week;07/08/98, Vol. 17 Issue 42, p32
Focuses on the operation of the school bus transportation system in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Number of buses required to take students to and from school daily; Amount of money spent on diesel fuel yearly; How the bus schedules are organized; Identification of individuals who work within...