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Guilford County Schools in North Carolina Continues Long-Term Partnership with First Student
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Guilford County Schools in North Carolina Continues Long-Term Partnership with First Student

September 1, 2016

First Student, the industry’s leading provider of student transportation solutions, will maintain its long-term relationship with Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, N.C., through the 2021 school year. The district recently extended its 15-year partnership with First Student to provide special education bus transportation.

First Student is the largest provider of special education transportation services in North America. The company invests heavily in special training and equipment to safely transport students with special needs. A dedicated team of internal experts ensures the company remains at the forefront of evolving requirements and needs.

“Our student passengers are at the heart of our business and providing safe transportation drives all we do,” said First Student Area General Manager Shawn Albright. “We look forward to remaining a trusted partner to Guilford County Schools in delivering tailored transportation solutions that make riding the bus a positive experience for the students in our care.”

Guilford County Schools is the third-largest school district in the state of North Carolina. A team of highly-trained First Student drivers and monitors transport nearly 1,000 special needs students for the district each school day.

About First Student, Inc. As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student strives to provide the best start and finish to every school day. First Student completes six million student journeys each day, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly-trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, and charter services for 1,200 school district contracts. For more information, please visit