Education on wheels : Seizing cost and energy efficiency opportunities in student transportation
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Education on wheels : Seizing cost and energy efficiency opportunities in student transportation

2015

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Comparative analysis of Canadian student transportation is a challenge in the absence of a federal presence in education and the limitations of the published data. [...] Monteiro and Atkinson identify the need to further examine the effect of the subsidization of pupil transportation, the privatization of school bus services, and costs relative to the primary mission of public education systems. [...] New Brunswick’s student transportation data also demonstrate the constancy of the size of the bus fleet in the face of a continuing decline in enrolment. [...] Provincial Funding and the Operational Framework Nova Scotia In Nova Scotia, student transportation is the responsibility of school boards, and mandated and funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. [...] School boards are committed to ensuring that transportation is provided in accordance with section 64 of the Education Act and the following provincial and regional acts and policies: the Motor Vehicle Act; the Motor Carrier Act; Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal; Department of Education Special Education Policy; Utility Review Board Regulations; School and Bus Cancellation P

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Ottawa, Ontario

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government education school curriculum canada audit bus business procurement school children students teachers transport inclusion further education traffic teaching and learning mileage cycling walking school bus don drummond (economist) active mobility laidlaw first desegregation busing students transported ecology action centre laidlaw international

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