school buses en How safe are Columbia's school buses? <p></p><p>In a new annual report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Columbia Public School District’s bus fleet comes in just below the state average on school bus maintenance standards. The report looks for defects in school buses and deems them approved, defective, or out-of-service. Columbia Public School district had 23 buses ruled defective and four put out of service, meaning that 85 percent of the district’s 188 buses were approved as up to standard. The state average for approved buses is 89 percent.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:57:00 +0000 Janet Saidi 35311 at How safe are Columbia's school buses? Newscast for April 6, 2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>House endorses teacher tenure compromise</li><li>Ruling could doom payday loan ballot initiative</li><li>Missouri House approves advertising on school buses</li></ul> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:15:30 +0000 Jacob Fenston 11946 at Newscast for April 6, 2012