The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.
LSAC approves amendments, further guidance coming on disciplinary removal for special education students
The Kentucky Department of Education is moving ahead with aligning special education regulations with federal law, as well as clarifying special education regulations for districts.
A bus driver and an assistant principal from the Bullitt County schools have been recognized by Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis for their role in saving a student’s life.
Every time a car illegally passes a stopped school bus, a student is at risk.
Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs. This year’s contest theme is, “My Driver – My Safety Hero!” Posters should be submitted to the local [...]
Megan Rust, a 5th-grade student at River Ridge Elementary School (Kenton County), won the computer assisted division of the 2016 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest with this entry.Photo submitted Megan Rust, a 5th-grade student at River Ridge Elementary School (Kenton County), has been named a winner in the 2016 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Rust won [...]
Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) has awarded Crittenden County Board of Education $80,000 to reduce diesel emissions from its school bus fleet. The funds were made available through the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). “I applaud Crittenden County Board of Education for its leadership in building a greener fleet, [...]