The Montana aide is shown on video physically retaliating after a student pushes him during an argument. The school district, school bus company, and police department investigate.
The Florida driver and aide say they were unable to help a student who had a seizure and later died because they had no CPR training. The district says they had a recent refresher course.
The survey covers such topics as student ridership, driver pay, and special-needs bus equipment.
Venecia Bisono of New York is arrested after allegedly leaving a 4-year-old on a school bus for six hours. She is charged with failure to exercise control of a minor and reckless endangerment.
Hyung Lee of Virginia is charged with assaulting a 12-year-old boy with autism on his bus in two separate incidents in October.
The mother’s lawsuit claims that the Florida aide, who allegedly grabbed, taunted, and punched her son, was not properly trained to work with special-needs students.
Richmond County (Ga.) School System’s investigation of the incident finds that the 12-year-old’s wheelchair had not been secured properly due to a training deficiency.
A special-needs student in Michigan attacks a boy with autism twice, leaving a scar on his cheek, video shows. The boy’s parents say they were not initially told about the incident.
Monica Burke of Colorado pleads guilty to assaulting the 20-year-old, who is nonverbal. She is sentenced to 20 months in jail, five years of probation, and 360 hours of community service.
The 16-year-old Kentucky student throws himself out of the front door and is killed when he hits the pavement. The driver was not at fault, police say.
The 11-year-old girl is left on the bus during a heat wave after a bus driver reportedly fails to complete a child check. She is found uninjured in the back of the bus up to two hours later.
Drivers and other employees rotate through 10 stations that include live fires for fire extinguisher training, evacuation of smoke-filled buses, CPR, and first aid.
School bus video allegedly shows the Illinois aide slapping a 6-year-old student across the face twice. The state attorney’s office is reviewing the incident.