SBF - Newsline Tuesday Edition
March 31, 2020
Trump Signs Coronavirus Relief Bill With Over $30B For Education

The CARES Act includes $30.75 billion for an "Education Stabilization Fund" for states, school districts, and institutions of higher education for costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guidance Issued for Families First Act to Support Nation During Crisis

Fact Sheets and a Q & A document address critical questions about taking advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act when it takes effect on April 1.

GM Partners to Mass Produce Critical Care Ventilators

Across all manufacturers, there is a global backorder of critical care ventilators capable of supporting patients fighting COVID-19.

Grant Helps District Install Wi-Fi on School Buses

Connectivity solution supplier Kajeet awards Austin (Texas) Independent School District a grant valued at over $600,000 to install 534 of its Wi-Fi routers on its school bus fleet.

6 Keys to Managing Workplace Changes

Strategic planning, frequent communication, and supporting front-line employees are some recommended steps to help with significant transitions.

With School Bus Contracting on the Rise, Financial Institutions Are Stepping in to Help Keep Up With the Demand Sponsored by DAIMLER TRUCK FINANCIAL

In 2017, a report marked school transportation as one of the fastest-growing areas in government contracting today. While the trend is expected to continue as school districts face aging fleets, budgetary constraints and added administrative responsibilities are leaving some contractors rushing to meet demand.

 
Ricon Corp. Unveils Newly Designed Wheelchair Lifts

Features of the Classic S-Series and K-Series include an 800-pound lift capacity, audio and visual threshold warning system, and patented Sto-Loc technology to prevent lift drift.

 

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