ERIC Number: ED115027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
A Report on School Transportation for Handicapped Children in New York City.
Described are the problems in the New York City Schools' transportation system for handicapped pupils, and suggested are ways to improve services. The study included interviews with administrators, teachers, parents, students, bus drivers, and bus company representatives; observations at various school settings; and analyses of budgetary factors. Considered in separate sections of the report are such aspects as sample complaints, system operation, cost factors, comfort and safety, and accountability. Among recommendations listed are increased travel training for students, instruction for bus drivers in working with handicapped children, and development of transportation standards. Included in three appendixes are sample forms used by the Bureau of Pupil Transportation. (CL)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Exceptional Child Services, Financial Policy, Handicapped Children, Program Evaluation
Department of Public Affairs, Community Service Society of New York, 105 East 22 Street, New York, New York 10010 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Service Society of New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)