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WCPSS shares videos in schools for bus conduct and safety campaign

bus-safety1WCPSS elementary students, assistant principals and bus drivers worked together during November to create a Transportation safety campaign to use in WCPSS elementary schools.

The students and bus drivers recorded a series of short videos that focus on two important messages:
1) students should be safe at the bus stop and boarding/leaving the bus
2) students should be good bus riders

These issues were highlighted in September, when one student was killed and another seriously injured in accidents.

In October, the Board of Education heard of the difficulties WCPSS Transportation has in meeting the need for school bus drivers. Exit interviews of departing drivers mention student conduct on the bus as a contributing factor.

In video messages, students share tips for keeping students safe at bus stops and good conduct on the bus. Continue Reading . . .