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Bulletins/Memos: Student Transportation

Memorandum (memos were discontinued in 2016)
Numbersort ascending Date Title File(s) Office Program
M065-16 11/30/2016 School Bus Inspection Results, 2015-16 School Year The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Commercial Vehicle Division conducts required inspections of all public school buses owned and operated by school districts or operated under a contract to provide student transportation services to a school district.
M059-15 10/13/2015 School Bus Inspection Results, 2014-15 School Year The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Commercial Vehicle Division conducts required inspections of all public school buses owned and operated by school districts or operated under a contract to provide student transportation services to a school district.
M058-15 10/13/2015 School Bus Safety Week, October 19-23, 2015 This year’s National School Bus Safety Week is October 19-23, 2015.
M055-16 10/12/2016 School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21, 2016; School Zone Grants for Crossing Guard Equipment This year’s National School Bus Safety Week is October 17-21, 2016.
M046-15 09/01/2015 2015-16 School Year, School Bus Driver Compliance Report Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-144-160 requires school districts to annually evaluate each authorized driver for continuing compliance with the provisions of chapter 392-144 WAC no later than the last business day of October.
M044-16 08/31/2016 2016-17 School Year, School Bus Driver Compliance Report Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-144-160 requires school districts to annually evaluate each authorized driver for continuing compliance with the provisions of chapter 392-144 WAC no later than the last business day of October.
M026-15 04/30/2015 Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application, Form SPI/TSE M-365 (Rev. 5/15), Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.
M023-16 04/28/2016 Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application, Form SPI/TSE M-365 (Rev. 4/16) Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.
M023-15 04/15/2015 Student Transportation Key Performance Indicators In association with the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) efficiency rating system, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Regional Transportation Coordinators developed a limited number of key performance indicators (KPI) that were included in the 2013 efficiency reviews of those districts with efficiency ratings less than 90 percent.
M020-16 04/14/2016 Student Transportation Key Performance Indicators In association with the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) efficiency rating system, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Regional Transportation Coordinators have developed a limited number of key performance indicators (KPI).
M018-16 03/24/2016 School Transportation Relative Efficiency Ratings Associated with the implementation of the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is the use of the reported data to provide a relative efficiency rating of school district transportation operations.
M018-15 03/12/2015 School Transportation Relative Efficiency Ratings Associated with the implementation of the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is the use of the reported data to provide a relative efficiency rating of school district transportation operations.
B112-18 12/03/2018 2019 ArcGIS Online Competition for Middle School and High School Students For the previous two school years, Esri, a leading GIS software vendor, has conducted a national online mapping competition for middle school (grades 4 - 8) and high school (grades 9 - 12) students.
B103-18 11/08/2018 School Bus Inspection Results, 2017-18 School Year The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Commercial Vehicle Division conducts required inspections of all public school buses owned and operated by school districts, charter schools, or operated under a contract to provide student transportation services to a school district.
B095-18 10/02/2018 School Bus Safety Week, October 22-26, 2018 This year's National School Bus Safety Week is October 22-26, 2018.
B093-17 11/01/2017 School Bus Inspection Results, 2016-17 School Year The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Commercial Vehicle Division conducts required inspections of all public school buses owned and operated by school districts, charter schools, or operated under a contract to provide student transportation services to a school district.
B089-18 09/19/2018 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2018-19 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS).
B088-18 09/19/2018 School Bus Driver Compliance Report for the 2018-19 School Year Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-144-160 requires school districts to annually evaluate each authorized driver for continuing compliance with the provisions of chapter 392-144 no later than the last business day of October.
B083-18 08/29/2018 2018-19 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.
B081-17 10/11/2017 School Bus Safety Week, October 16-20, 2017 This year's National School Bus Safety Week is October 16-20, 2017.
B080-18 08/30/2018 2018-19 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.
B079-17 09/21/2017 School Bus Driver Compliance Report for the 2017-18 School Year Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-144-160 requires school districts to annually evaluate each authorized driver for continuing compliance with the provisions of chapter 392-144 no later than the last business day of October.
B078-18 08/13/2018 Traffic Safety Education Required Curriculum The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Department of Licensing (DOL) jointly developed the Washington State Driver Training Required Curriculum as directed by ESHB 1481. Copies of the new required curriculum can be downloaded at DOL's Driver Training News page (https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/drivertraining/dtnews.html). Attached is the Implementation Letter publicized by DOL.
B078-17 09/21/2017 2017-18 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.
B073-17 09/18/2017 2017-18 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2017-18 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS).
B068-17 09/07/2017 2017-18 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.
B053-15 09/15/2015 2015-16 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2015-16 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS) (http://www.k12.wa.us/busdepreciation/).
B051-16 09/15/2016 2016-17 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2016-17 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS) http://www.k12.wa.us/busdepreciation/.
B047-15 09/01/2015 2015-16 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.
B046-15 08/26/2015 2015-16 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations Reports This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.
B044-16 08/31/2016 2016-17 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations Reports This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.
B043-16 09/01/2016 2016-17 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.
B037-18 05/10/2018 Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application; Form SPI/TSE M-365 (Rev. 5/18); Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors; New Registration Process Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.
B029-18 04/18/2018 Student Transportation Key Performance Indicators In association with the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) efficiency rating system, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Regional Transportation Coordinators have developed a limited number of key performance indicators (KPI).
B027-19 05/09/2019 Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application; Form SPI/TSE M-365 (Rev. 5/19); DOL form DTS-661-026 OSPI School District/Instructor Registration; Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.
B026-17 04/27/2017 Student Transportation Key Performance Indicators In association with the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) efficiency rating system, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Regional Transportation Coordinators have developed a limited number of key performance indicators (KPI).
B025-17 04/27/2017 Traffic Safety Education Program Approval Application, Form SPI/TSE M-365 (Rev. 4/17), Continuing Education Requirements for Traffic Safety Instructors Public and private schools intending to offer Traffic Safety Education (TSE) are required, under Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-153-014, to apply annually to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for program approval.
B019-19 04/11/2019 Student Transportation Key Performance Indicators In association with the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) efficiency rating system, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Regional Transportation Coordinators have developed a limited number of key performance indicators (KPI).
B018-17 04/05/2017 School Transportation Relative Efficiency Ratings Associated with the implementation of the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is the use of the reported data to provide a relative efficiency rating of school district transportation operations.
B017-18 03/23/2018 School Transportation Relative Efficiency Ratings Associated with the implementation of the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is the use of the reported data to provide a relative efficiency rating of school district transportation operations.
B015-19 03/19/2019 School Transportation Relative Efficiency Ratings Associated with the implementation of the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is the use of the reported data to provide a relative efficiency rating of school district transportation operations.
B012-18 02/26/2018 Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2017-18 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2017-18 school year.
B012-17 03/02/2017 Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2016-17 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2016-17 school year.
B010-16 03/23/2016 Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2015-16 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2015-16 school year.
B008-19 02/26/2019 Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2018–19 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2018–19 school year.
B006-15 02/19/2015 Student Transportat ion Operation Allocation 2014-15 The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2014-15 school year.