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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.

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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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School bus driver accused of pushing student down stairs

A North Carolina bus driver allegedly grabs an 8-year-old boy and throws him down the bus’ stairs after he asks him to do a head count and the boy says no. The driver is charged with assault on a child under age 12 and is suspended with pay.

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