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Osceola school buses get new safety technology
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Osceola school buses get new safety technology

The goal of new technology on board Osceola County school buses is to keep students safer, and it will help keep tabs on where your kids are before and after school.When students get on the bus, they’ll use their student ID to scan in. Then their information will appear on a tablet, notifying the bus driver that they’re on the right bus.Zach Downes, the community relations specialist with Osceola Schools' transportation department said having students scan on and off will help the district build routes. “Our student ridership program is a new program that we’re launching within the school district, so we have a better idea of where kids are getting on and off the buses,” Downes said. It’ll also alert bus drivers if a child tries to get on the wrong bus or off at the wrong stop.“It...