California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II


In response to increasing budgetary and safety concerns, school transportation officials have cut costs and increased safety by using new software and technology to improve route management and safety, security, and operation costs. Software enables school transportation officials to adjust routes and schedules quickly. In addition, video cameras and other technology increase bus safety by monitoring student behavior and driving violations by adults on and around buses.1

School design and supervision

Resilience—Strengthening Protective Factors and Developmental Assets

1Michael Levin-Epstein, "Tech helps slash costs, enhance safety" (Outside Source), eSchool News (June 7, 2006).