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Student transportation professionals play a critical role in education and local communities. We are a direct link between a neighborhood and the classroom, connecting children with classrooms; developing athletes with arenas; young musicians with the stage; future scientists with laboratories, and so much more. This video illustrates just how the iconic yellow bus contributes to a successful educational enterprise.

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  • U.S. Department of Education Issues Transportation Considerations for School Opening

    • Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    On the same day the CDC released its new school opening guidelines, the US Department of Education disseminated an updated version of their Strategies for Safely Reopening Elementary and Secondary Schools, which contains more in-depth transportation considerations.

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  • NAPT and NREL Partner to Produce New Educational Series Called “Electric School Buses: From Zero to Sixty”

    • Tuesday, February 16, 2021

    The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT®) is excited to announce a new partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The organizations are creating a multi-part educational series entitled “Electric School Buses: From Zero to Sixty,” designed to help both school transportation service providers and other K-12 administrators begin transitioning their fleets from diesel fuel, gasoline, and propane to electric power.  The move was spurred by President Biden's “Build Back Better” plan to make all American-made buses zero-emission by 2030.  The plan starts with the U.S. school bus fleet, which would convert within five years.

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  • American School Bus Council Celebrates the Essential Workers Who Keep Education Rolling During National Love the Bus Month

    • Friday, February 5, 2021

    As COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape of schools and student transportation across the country, the American School Bus Council is bringing the industry together virtually to celebrate Love the Bus Month.  A new online video campaign entitled “Big Yellow Valentine,” will help to educate parents, school officials, lawmakers, and the public about the essential role the yellow school bus continues to play in the lives of children every school day.   

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  • NAPT & NASDPTS Joint Statement on Executive Order Re: Wearing Masks

    • Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    On January 21, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order No. 13998, “Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel.” It orders “Immediate Action to Require Mask wearing on Certain Domestic Modes of Transportation.” The order took effect nationwide at 11:59 p.m. on February 1, 2021.

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