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Jackson students take part in bus safety video

May 23, 2014 -- 4:41pm

Barney the School Bus robot and students from the Jackson School District and Orchard Drive Elementary School were in the spotlight Friday when the Center for Education Safety of Jefferson City, Missouri, filmed a skit about bus safety for districts statewide.About 50 second- and third-graders were involved in the shoot. Safety procedures covered included entering and exiting buses safely, safe riding rules, strangers at the bus stop, bullying and what children should do to help each other, Woods said.The Jackson transportation department transports 2,923 students more than 3,800 miles each school day. Woods said she has 65 drivers, including substitutes. The DVD will be released at the Missouri Association for Pupil Transportation Conference and Trade Show.

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