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District Stiffens School Bus Fight Penalties

Duval County (Fla.) Public Schools more than doubles the time the student is removed from the bus for a first fight. Students involved in fights may also have school bus privileges revoked permanently.

A driver and attendant allegedly left a 13-year-old on their bus twice, but the charges against them were dropped. The attendant says the boy “intentionally hid.” But is that a valid excuse? Stock photo by John Horton
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Is There a Student Hiding on Your Bus?

A school bus driver and attendant allegedly left a 13-year-old boy on their bus twice, but the charges against them were ultimately dropped. The attendant says the boy “intentionally hid.” But is that a valid excuse?

In half a century at the wheel, Hilda Vann’s approach to student management hasn’t changed: treat them with respect, work to understand them, and teach them valuable life lessons.
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51-Year School Bus Driver Has a Way With Kids

In half a century at the wheel, Hilda Vann’s approach to student management hasn’t changed: treat them with respect, work to understand them, and teach them valuable life lessons.

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Former school bus monitor pleads guilty to hitting special-needs student

The former monitor for Colonial Heights (Va.) Public Schools admits she struck a 6-year-old boy who hit her. She pleads guilty to assault and battery of a child, receives a suspended jail sentence, and must take parenting classes, and complete community service and an anger management program.

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