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Putting ads on school buses is commercial exploitation of schoolchildren. We send children to school to teach them to read, write, add and think -- not to shop.

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News Releases

Commercial Alert to Two New Jersey School Districts: Don't Allow Ads on School Buses
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | October 10th, 2012

Commercial Alert to Poway, Calif., Schools: Advertising in Schools is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | May 14th, 2012

Commercial Alert to California Senate: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | March 1st, 2012

Commercial Alert to Parkland Schools: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | February 28th, 2012

Commercial Alert to Kentucky Senate: School Bus Advertising Is the Wrong Way to Raise Revenue
Robert Weissman and Elizabeth Ben-Ishai | January 31st, 2012

Articles

Don't Put Ads on School Buses
Gary Ruskin | August 31st, 2004

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Cash-strapped schools hope lawmakers reconsider ads on school buses in 2015
Vic Ryckaert | Indianapolis Star | March 23rd, 2014

Cash-strapped schools hope lawmakers reconsider ads on school buses in 2015
Vic Ryckaert | Indianapolis Star | March 23rd, 2014

The Sea Change in School Food
Chef Ann Cooper | US News and World Report | March 19th, 2014

A school bus is not a billboard
Jennifer Graham (Op-Ed) | Boston Globe | March 10th, 2014

Indiana lawmakers may allow ads on school buses
Vic Ryckaert | Indianapolis Star | March 2nd, 2014

Bayonne school district hopes new plan 'ads' up as money-maker
Felix Alarcon | NJ.com | February 5th, 2014

Souderton School District Considers Ads in Schools
Advertisement Journal | January 29th, 2014

Mesa Unified School District bus
Jessica Boehm | East Valley Tribune | December 30th, 2013

Pending bills would make changes big, small to SC public school system
RON BARNETT | Greenville News | December 26th, 2013

School advertising equals pocket change, not a gold mine
Samantha Freda | Philadelphia Business Journal | December 19th, 2013

College, other ads pop up on school buses
Examiner.com | December 5th, 2013

School Buses May Be the Next Frontier for Wrap Companies
Window Film Magazine | November 20th, 2013

Advertising to begin on Jackson school buses
Amanda Oglesby | App.com | November 13th, 2013

Local cash-strapped school districts selling ad space on buses
Denise Henhoeffer | Courier-Post | October 13th, 2013

UISD Sells Advertisements on School Buses Story
Pro 8 News | September 25th, 2013

Davis seeks to boost revenue by putting ads on school buses
Benjamin Wood | Deseret News | September 21st, 2013

Putting Ads On School Buses?
Ellen Reinhardt | GPB News | September 9th, 2013

Advertisements on Muscogee County school buses could bring the district extra money
Sydney Cameron | WRBL | September 4th, 2013

School bus ads bring needed revenue to Colorado Springs-area districts
Carol McGraw | The Gazette | August 25th, 2013

Ads Could Bring Revenue to School District
Doug Gausepohl | Cinnaminson Patch | November 9th, 2012

BOE to offer bus ads
Heather Mullinix | Crossville Chronicle | November 6th, 2012

Mount Laurel drives toward school bus ads
Kristen Coppock | Phillyburbs.com | November 6th, 2012

District's Efforts to Raise Ad Revenue Lag
Rob Scott | Moorestown Patch | October 26th, 2012

School bus advertisements in New Jersey: School districts taking it slow
Rebecca Forand | South Jersey Times | October 22nd, 2012

Hunterdon high school approves bus advertising, months after N.J. allows it
Renée Kiriluk-Hill | Hunterdon Democray | October 16th, 2012

Two districts to consider ads on buses
BRIAN ANDERSON | NorthJersey.com | October 4th, 2012

Yuba City Unified ponders ads in school buses
Ashley Gebb | Appeal Democract | October 3rd, 2012

Ads on buses
Editorial | Salt Lake Tribune | October 2nd, 2012

More districts eye school bus ads
Tammy Kranz | Our Westminster News | September 28th, 2012

School Bus Advertisements in Jordan
Advertisement Journal | September 27th, 2012

Bus advertising program gaining traction
Amanda Goodman | KRQE | September 24th, 2012

Local school districts hoping to sell school bus advertisements
David Levinsky | Phillyburbs.com | August 31st, 2012

Bloomingdale's BOE discusses law that allows advertisements on school buses
DEBORAH WALSH | NorthJersey.com | August 30th, 2012

Bloomingdale Considers Selling Ads on School Buses
Ariana Cohn-Sheehan | Tri-Boro Patch | August 15th, 2012

A possible change in looks for school buses
Kristina Scala | South Jersey Sun News | August 13th, 2012

Marketing to kids could raise revenue
Rob McKenzie | Pocono Record | August 6th, 2012

School Bus Advertising Unhealthy for Children
Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity | July 24th, 2012

Educational Information and Resource Center aims to make advertising on school buses easier
Rebecca Forand | Gloucester County Times | June 27th, 2012

Ads on buses to earn money
Evan Bevins | Marietta Times | June 4th, 2012

Poway Schools Foundation Considering Corporate Sponsorships
Kyla Calvert | KPBS | May 16th, 2012

Mo. Senate panel stops bill that would have allowed advertisements on school buses
Associated Press | The Republic | May 16th, 2012

Stroudsburg and School Advertising Possibilities
Advertisement Journal | May 9th, 2012

Stroudsburg considers advertising inside school buses
Christina Tatu | Pocono Record | May 8th, 2012

Bus advertising not best option for funding schools
Kevin Wilson | The Joplin Globe | May 7th, 2012

Dade Schools Adopting New Business Models
Cynthia Demos | CBS Miami | May 2nd, 2012

Huff's School Bus Ad Bill Dies in Committee
Melanie C. Johnson | Monrovia Patch | April 30th, 2012

Missouri Bill to Allow School Bus Ads Amended to Include Seat-Belt Mandate
Michelle Fisher | School Transportation News | April 25th, 2012

Jordan School District unveils buses with ads
Benjamin Wood | KSL.com | April 25th, 2012

More Colorado districts on board with school-bus ads
Yesenia Robles | The Denver Post | April 18th, 2012

School bus advertising posed by Lamar legislator
Kelsey Ryan | The Joplin Globe | April 18th, 2012

Some schools look to advertising to supplement revenue
WGAL | April 13th, 2012

Missouri House passes school bus ad bill
Elizabeth Crisp | STLToday | April 5th, 2012

Ads on buses, buildings boost revenue for cash-strapped Dallas-area schools
Jessica Meyers | Dallas Morning News | April 2nd, 2012

Bowie Co. schools get on board with school bus ads
Carolyn Roy | KSLA | March 29th, 2012

The Right to Sell Kids Junk
Mark Bittman | The New York Times | March 28th, 2012

Bethlehem schools may sell ads on district property
Steve Esack | The Morning Call | March 14th, 2012

School buses will become rolling billboards
Shirley Jinkins | Colleyville Courier | March 6th, 2012

Upper Moreland School Board approves advertising in buses
Mark D. Marotta | Montgomery Media | March 5th, 2012

Across the country, school advertising seen to boost education budget - but at what cost?
Nina Terrero | NBC Latino | March 2nd, 2012

School bus advertising measure clears House
Ashley A. Smith and Dayna Harpster | News-press.com | March 1st, 2012

GOP Senate leader proposes funding fix: School-bus advertising
Michael J. Mishak | Los Angeles Times | March 1st, 2012

California measure would allow ads on public school buses
Jim Sanders | Capitol Alert | February 27th, 2012

Upper Moreland School Board considers advertising in buses
Mark D. Marotta | Montgomery News | February 24th, 2012

District approves ads for school bus interior
Emily Thiel | WFMZ News | February 22nd, 2012

Seeking Money, Texas Schools Turn to Advertisements
Morgan Smith | The New York Times | February 17th, 2012

Jordan School District moves closer to selling school bus ads
Rosemary Winters | The Salt Lake Tribune | February 16th, 2012

Parents, educators at odds over school bus ads
Jason Hibbs | Local WPSD | February 7th, 2012

New Missouri Bill Would Allow Advertisements On School Buses
CBS St. Louis | February 6th, 2012

DN Editorial: Your ad here?
Editorial | Philadelphia Daily News | February 6th, 2012

Is advertising coming to Philly school buses?
John Rawlins | 6abc.com | February 3rd, 2012

Lawmakers may approve advertising on school buses
WFTV | February 2nd, 2012

Missouri: Area District Considers School Bus Ads
KMBC | January 27th, 2012

School bus ads traveling through House
Dara Kam | The Palm Beach Post | January 26th, 2012

South San latest to allow ads on buses
Francisco Vara-Orta | My SA | January 23rd, 2012

School Bus Ads Could Help Struggling Districts
abc RTV6 | January 23rd, 2012

Plan for ads on Parkland buses stalls
Marion Callahan | The Parkland News | January 18th, 2012

Parkland looks to allow advertising on school buses
Marion Callahan | The Parkland News | January 17th, 2012

Superintendents are skeptical of proposed school bus ads bill
ANGIE HATTON | Murray Ledger & Times | January 17th, 2012

Get-rich schemes not schools' funding key
Editorial | Orlando Sentinel | January 17th, 2012

School bus ads talk alive again in Frankfort
Connie Leonard | Wave 3 | January 11th, 2012

Fla. school bus ad bill narrowly gets panel's nod
Associated Press | Miami Herald | January 9th, 2012

Florida Lawmakers Considering Allowing Advertisements on School Buses
Associated Press | December 23rd, 2011

Students sell bus ads to fund classroom technology
Jennifer Eastot | The Tennessean | December 9th, 2011

The NEW three "R's" - reading, writing and ad revenues
The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann | December 5th, 2011

Bill Allowing School Bus Advertising Will Be Reintroduced
Mark Schieldrop | Cranston Patch | December 2nd, 2011

City Supports Selling Ads on School Buses
Mark Schieldrop | Cranston Patch | November 29th, 2011

Tight budgets make advertising sales a more tempting option for schools
Helmut Schmidt | Inforum | October 24th, 2011

Utah school district first to sell bus ads
JOSH LOFTIN | The Washington Examiner | October 24th, 2011

MHS Store? Advertising? Rental Of Gyms? School Board Ponders Revenue Generation Ideas
Shelley Emling | Montclair Patch | October 18th, 2011

Washoe schools vote to seek proposals for advertising revenue
Michael Martinez | RGJ.com | October 12th, 2011

Your (Corporate) Name Goes Here: School Board Sell Outs are on the Rise
Elizabeth Ben-Ishai, Commercial Alert | Citizen Vox Blog | October 7th, 2011

School buses could soon display ads
Guampdn.com | September 29th, 2011

Another side of education funding - school-bus ads
Philadelphia Inquirer | September 20th, 2011

New NJ regulations could put ads on county school buses
Gloucester County Times | August 15th, 2011

Florida School Board wants advertising to help fill budget gaps
Orlando Sentinel | July 4th, 2011

As funds shrink, advertising on school buses could be an option
Aurburnpub.com | June 6th, 2011

Bill would allow ads to be placed on school buses
Bradenton Herald | March 24th, 2011

School buses give ads a ride
USA Today | March 16th, 2011

Idaho House sends bill to allow ads on buses back to committee for more work
Idaho Reporter | March 15th, 2011

Strapped for Cash, Schools Eye Bus Ads
Emily Bryson York | Advertising Age | September 15th, 2008

SC Board of Education Bans School Bus Ads
Robert Kittle | News Channel 7 (South Carolina) | September 10th, 2008

School Buses Now Roll With Ads
CBS News | December 28th, 2005

Advertisers Catch the School Bus
Emily Bazar | USA Today | December 27th, 2005

School Bus Ads Have Some on Board
Hannah Sampson | Miami Herald | August 10th, 2005

Some See School Buses as Vehicles for Advertising
Susana Enriquez | Los Angeles Times | May 8th, 2005

District is Considering Ads for School Buses
Anne Ryman | Arizona Republic | September 23rd, 2004

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