The Northeast Independent School District has a new bus safety mechanism in place. It's installed on nearly every bus, and it came at no cost to the district. Earl Stewart, NEISD's operations director, said the system comes with seven exterior cameras, as well as several new interior cameras. Each of the exterior cameras is angled differently so that it can record several lanes of traffic and record a vehicle's license plate number. view article arw

A wreck between an 18-wheeler and a Academy ISD school bus has sent a teen to the hospital. The teen is 16 years old. view article arw

A school bus belonging to the Bryan Independent School District was involved in an accident with a pickup truck, according to a school district spokesman. It happened around 5:00 p.m. Wednesday on Tabor Road near FM 2776 outside the Bryan city limits. view article arw

Former Bryan school district superintendent Tommy Wallis has gone to court in an effort to block the release of additional records that might include what was written about him by his leadership team. Wallis filed a lawsuit in Austin after the Texas Attorney General’s office directed Bryan ISD to release more documents.  Two weeks ago, Wallis did not oppose the release of an e-mail and a recording of a private meeting last September where he was told to consider a buyout then was instructed to give up district property and leave the administration building. view article arw

The Waco Independent School District Board of Trustees recently announced the district’s first step in its search for a new superintendent. School board members announced in a press release Tuesday they have hired the Texas Association of School Boards’ Executive Search Services to assist with the superintendent search. view article arw

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Sam Rayburn Speaker Series forum on Tuesday, February 7, will feature renown American education historian and public school champion Diane Ravitch. Dr. Ravitch will deliver the keynote address at 11:00 a.m. in Ferguson Auditorium. The focus of the presentation, and the panel discussion to immediately follow, will be on her book, Reign of Error, answering the question: What went wrong with public education in America? view article arw

Sixty-five 4th and 5th grade students were taken to Cleveland Emergency Hospital after the school bus they were riding on ran into a ditch, and rolled onto its right side. The accident happened at about 4p.m. Wednesday on FM 1010 near County Road 325, according to Cleveland ISD police Chief Rex Evans. view article arw

A Cleveland I.S.D. bus with students on board was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon. Officials say a bus transporting students from Eastside Elementary was involved in an accident at FM 1010 near Plum Grove Road around 4 p.m. Wednesday. view article arw

No students were injured in a Wednesday morning wreck involving a Kemp ISD bus. According to Kemp ISD Superintendent Phil Edwards, just after 7 a.m. a passenger vehicle and a special needs school bus were involved in a collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 175 near the Cedar Creek Country Club. Two adults, the driver and a bus monitor, and seven students were aboard the bus. All of the students were checked out by paramedics at the scene. view article arw

House Bill filed Tuesday has the goal of stopping red light cameras in the state, but it doesn't exclude school bus stop arm cameras. State Representative Pat Fallon, District 106 (Little Elm), filed House Bill 808 Tuesday. The bill refers to "the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. view article arw

A Garland couple is furious after their 7-year-old daughter fell asleep on the school bus and missed her stop at Walnut Glen Academy. view article arw

Christmas break can't come soon enough for the agency that provides bus service to tens of thousands of students in North Texas. That's when Dallas County Schools, which employs 2,000 bus drivers to deliver rides to 70,000 students at 11 districts, hopes to complete suspensions for scores of its drivers caught up in a safety scandal that has rocked the confidence of parents and school officials alike. Details of the scandal — involving soaring accident rates, and a history of the agency paying school bus drivers' tickets for running stop signs — emerged over weeks of reporting by NBC 5, and prompted furious reactions from Dallas Independent School District officials.  view article arw

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - A Texas Department of Transportation crash report on the fatal two-vehicle crash involving a Trinity ISD van and a pickup that occurred on Dec. 1 has information that indicates that charges could possibly be filed against the driver of the van, pending the final results of the investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety.  "This is an ongoing active investigation that is being conducted," DPS Lt. Craig Cummings said. "There are still a lot of questions that need to be answered by investigators." view article arw

Tyler ISD’s longtime chief human resource officer will be stepping down at the end of the school year. The school board voted to accept Sharon Roy’s resignation at the Monday board meeting. Board members took a moment to thank Mrs. Roy for her 36 years of service and recognized the entire human resources department, at Mrs. Roy’s request. view article arw

As cheerleaders from at least 70 different schools across the state of Texas hope to help raise spirits for Iraan Sheffield ISD at their game in Abilene this Friday, a Wolfforth business wants to help unite them in their journey. view article arw

The Richardson Independent School District is joining a growing list of local school districts speaking out about school buses making students late for class. view article arw

Here it comes!  School will start at 10 a.m.  There will not be any buses for students. view article arw

Houston TranStar cameras show an Aldine ISD bus was involved in a crash on Beltway 8-North early Tuesday. As of 9:15 a.m. the bus was in the westbound mainlanes near JFK. Two right lanes were blocked. view article arw

Dallas County Schools, the school bus provider for 12 North Texas school districts, needs immediate help to fill 154 vacant bus driver positions. view article arw

BIG SPRING, TX- At about midnight, a short school bus carrying Iraan High School cheerleaders collided with an 18-wheeler. CBS 7 reported Saturday morning that one of the two adult sponsors who was riding on that bus was pronounced dead. She was identified as Liz Pope. view article arw

LUBBOCK, TX (KWES) - According to Eric Finley with University Medical Center in Lubbock, two cheerleaders and Christina Garlock remain in the hospital after their bus crashed into a semi truck late Friday night.  The hospital confirms with us as of 12:30 p.m. Sunday that Garlock has been downgraded from serious to satisfactory. view article arw

BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — A woman was killed and seven other people were injured when a semitrailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school cheerleaders, authorities said Saturday. The small activity bus, which was carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleader sponsors, was headed home Friday night after a football game in Colorado City, Texas, when it was hit on Interstate 20 near Big Spring, said Iraan-Sheffield School District Superintendent Kevin Alle view article arw

A 7-year-old student was killed and several others injured Thursday morning when a Trinity ISD van, stopped to pick up a child for school, was rear-ended. According to the Trinity County Sheriff, Journey Magness died in the crash that occurred Thursday morning. view article arw

TRINITY, TEXAS - TRINITY TX. - A 7-year-old student was killed and several others injured Thursday morning when a Trinity ISD van, stopped to pick up a child for school, was rear-ended.  According to the Trinity County Sheriff, Journey Magness died in the crash that occurred Thursday morning.  According to a DPS preliminary crash report,  DPS troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatality crash involving a Trinity ISD van Thursday morning. The crash occurred on FM 1893 in Trinity County, about five miles west of Trinity. view article arw

Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees members debated Thursday about what to do about troubled bus contractor, Dallas County Schools. Board members revealed Thursday that Dallas ISD has hired a consultant to begin looking at using ... With fewer students and new programs in need of funding, a challenging school year is on the horizon for Dallas ISDDallas News view article arw

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The driver in a Chattanooga school bus wreck that killed six children last week has declined to be interviewed by federal crash investigators on advice of his lawyer, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.  The NTSB has filed subpoenas to obtain 24-year-old driver Johnthony Walker's medical and mental health history. Investigators are also seeking his cellphone records and employment details from his second job with Amazon. The agency's final report is expected to be presented within 18 months. view article arw

LA VERNIA, Texas — A La Vernia Independent School District bus was involved in an accident with a truck Thursday morning.  The accident happened around 6 a.m. at the intersection of FM 775 and FM 1346 in La Vernia. La Vernia Independent School District Superintendent Jose Moreno said it appears that the school bus driver was traveling on FM 775, when the driver of a red pickup truck making a left turn pulled out in front of it and the two vehicles collided. view article arw

One person is dead and eight others were injured after a Thursday morning wreck that involved a Trinity ISD school van. view article arw

 After a deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Monday, some are wondering how safe our school buses are in Central Texas. view article arw

Some suburban school districts continue to support Dallas County Schools, the agency providing busing services to many North Texas school districts, despite tardiness complaints and safety concerns including an increase in bus crashes and drivers recorded running red lights. view article arw

Starting next Monday, drivers should expect to pay up if they are caught going around a stopped school bus. Thanks to a city council ordinance passed in late June, drivers face a $300 fine if bus cameras capture images of their car going around a stopped bus. view article arw

Five school districts here in San Antonio will begin enforcing a new city ordinance next week to target people who unlawfully go around school buses loading and unloading students. One of the things that will come with this ordinance is cameras in front of all of the buses, catching those in violation. And not just to the front of the buses, but all around. Destiny Adcock feels this is added security as a parent. view article arw

A Hardin-Jefferson ISD school bus crashed into a telephone pole on Old Sour Lake Road around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29. According to DPS, the driver of the school bus was attempting to make a right turn onto Patna Drive from Old Sour Lake Road. but he made the turn at an unsafe speed and lost control of the bus. The bus traveled off the roadway and struck a utility pole. view article arw

A former bus driver for Bastrop ISD has been sentenced for endangering children. view article arw

Oh my God, when I first heard about it I mean my heart just sank. My heart goes out to those families, the school officials, students and the community," said Gary French, the Superintendent for the Osawatomie School District, while discussing a deadly bus crash in Tennessee. view article arw