International Travel Alerts

U.S. Department of State – International Travel Alerts and Warnings This site contains travel alerts and warnings issued by the State Department. Schools often sponsor overseas travel during spring breaks. Please check this site for the latest travel advisories from the U.S. Department of State. Link to: State Department Travel Warnings

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Student Field Trip Management

Originally published in NYSIR News – Spring 1997 Spring Is Here: Flowers Bloom, Birds Sing, Children Are At Risk As we begin to get over the doldrums of being pent up inside during the winter, our thoughts turn to the outside with enthusiasm. Days grow longer and brighter, birds migrate north and begin to nest,…

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Tips For Drivers That Can Save A Child’s Life

Originally published in NYSIR News – Spring 1997 Surprising, as it may seem, most child-related fatalities on school buses don’t occur in bad weather. Nor do they occur as a result of a moving accident. According to statistics compiled by the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute, four of every five children killed in school bus accidents…

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