New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A10502
A school bus from Slingerlands unloading students at Albany High School in Albany, New York, 1915.
How is this school bus different from your school bus?
Why did the number of schools decline from the early 1900s?
If you went to school in the 1850s, why wouldn’t you get to school by bus?
Research school bus legislation throughout New York State history to find the effects of busing on education.
Math: What percentage of school districts nationwide can be found in New York State?
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Timmons, Todd. Science and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005. ISBN: 0313331618.