- School bus driver ticketed for stopping in rail right of way Updated: May-05-15 7:37 am
CHAPPAQUA, New York - A school bus driver was ticketed for allegedly stopping in the right of way of a railroad crossing in suburban New York.
- School bus driver accused of ignoring gun pleads not guilty Updated: May-04-15 1:01 pm
BARBOURVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky bus driver accused of not alerting school officials that two boys had guns in their backpacks has entered a not guilty plea.
- Northwest Missouri school district loses buses in fire Updated: May-04-15 8:19 am
CHILLICOTHE, Missouri - A fire at a bus barn destroyed eight buses, leaving a northwest Missouri school district scrambling to get its students to school.
- Vermillion High School students to help in building project Updated: May-03-15 10:38 am
VERMILLION, South Dakota - A group of Vermillion students have been hired to help move every piece of classroom furniture from Vermillion High School into another building as workers forge ahead with an improvement project in the 50-year-old school.
- UNH students warned to behave for Cinco de Mayo Updated: May-03-15 9:31 am
DURHAM, New Hampshire - University of New Hampshire President Mark Huddleston is again warning students to celebrate Cinco de Mayo safely.
- Waiver granted to reimburse Arkansas for school broadband Updated: May-01-15 7:53 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Federal Communications Commission has granted a waiver that will allow Arkansas to seek reimbursement for money spent on school broadband infrastructure, the Arkansas Department of Information Systems announced Friday.
- 5-year-old hit in Knoxville after getting off school bus Updated: May-01-15 5:47 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Officials say a 5-year-old girl has been hit by a vehicle in Knoxville as she crossed the street after getting off her school bus.
- Authorities: 2 charged in $280,000 bogus school bus scheme Updated: May-01-15 6:11 am
YONKERS, New York - Authorities say a former Yonkers school district supervisor and a school bus company owner face charges in a scheme involving $280,000 in bogus transportation bills.
- Ball State students prepare rail transportation documentary Updated: May-01-15 3:37 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Ball State University students are preparing a new documentary film as part of a campaign to raise awareness about rail transportation.
- Students call on lawmakers to lift ban on school repairs Updated: Apr-30-15 11:05 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - High school students from Providence and Woonsocket are calling on lawmakers to lift a long-standing moratorium on school construction.
- Washoe County School District dismisses idea of ads on buses Updated: Apr-29-15 10:28 am
RENO, Nevada - Despite strong community support, the Washoe County School Board again dismissed the idea of putting advertisements onto the sides of school buses.
- Riots in Baltimore the product of anger, deep dysfunction Updated: Apr-28-15 6:14 pm
BALTIMORE - Baltimore is crab cakes, the cobblestone walkways of Fells Point, a vintage baseball stadium, the retro weirdness of John Waters. Cherry blossoms line the streets of its affluent neighborhoods. They call it "Charm City."
- Iowa students ask for nondiscrimination policy review Updated: Apr-28-15 12:59 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Students at a West Des Moines high school are asking the school board to extend its nondiscrimination policy to those who rent the school district's facilities after a local Catholic high school decided not to hire a gay substitute teacher full time.
- Arkansas nonprofit for entrepreneurs receiving $1M grant Updated: Apr-27-15 6:11 pm
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An Arkansas nonprofit organization created to help budding entrepreneurs turn their ideas into products they can sell was awarded a $1 million federal grant Monday to renovate and purchase a nearly century-old building where it's housed.
- Community group wants North Shore middle, high school Updated: Apr-27-15 2:32 pm
KILAUEA, Hawaii - A North Shore community group is seeking to bring a middle and high school to the area's growing population.
- Chief of West Virginia Schools for Deaf and Blind to retire Updated: Apr-27-15 12:59 pm
ROMNEY, West Virginia - The superintendent of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind plans to step down this summer after serving for four years.
- Former North Chicago school board member sentenced Updated: Apr-24-15 4:19 am
CHICAGO - A former member of the school board in North Chicago has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for taking kickbacks on school-bus contracts.
- UConn to spend $10 million to fix roof at Gampel Pavilion Updated: Apr-23-15 12:49 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut is planning to spend $10 million to fix the roof and peeling ceiling of its 25-year-old Gampel Pavilion basketball arena.
- Rankin school board votes down new football facility Updated: Apr-23-15 10:13 am
BRANDON, Mississippi - After a year of talks of building a new football facility for Brandon High School, the school board has voted 3-2 against the estimated $9.7 million project.
- NC Senate OKs option for school bus cameras, issuing fines Updated: Apr-22-15 9:34 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Local governments and school districts soon could have administrative tools to expand the use of cameras to reduce the number of motorists driving by stopped school buses loading and unloading children.
- Bus driver resigns from council after slapping accusation Updated: Apr-22-15 5:10 pm
SEATAC, Washington - A Des Moines city council member has quit the council after being accused of slapping a 6-year-old special needs student on a school bus.
- Pupils prepare for wildfire season, protect school building Updated: Apr-22-15 4:28 pm
RUCH, Oregon - Ruch School middle-schoolers spent several hours Monday - their day off - readying their school for the impending wildfire season.
- Lebanon celebrates new school with time-capsule opening Updated: Apr-20-15 11:19 am
LEBANON, Illinois - Residents in the southern Illinois of Lebanon have unearthed the contents of a 1938 time capsule.
- New Mexico auditor says idle $4.5 billion should be spent Updated: Apr-17-15 6:03 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - As New Mexico lawmakers feud over a stalled public works package and wrestle with ways to stimulate the state's lagging economy, an ominous number looms over the conversation.
- School bus driver, cyclist, involved in angry confrontation Updated: Apr-16-15 7:04 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A school bus driver has been cited after an angry confrontation with a bicyclist on a Portland street was caught on video.