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?

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Special-Needs Student Left on School Bus

A second-grade boy in Washington, D.C., is left on his bus in the morning in nearly 90-degree heat. He pries open the bus doors to get out, and a passerby finds him and takes him to school.

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Special-Needs Teen Left on School Bus

A Montana school bus driver leaves a 16-year-old student who has to wear a three-point harness, which she cannot remove by herself, on her school bus. The girl misses about three hours of school.

The Senate Transportation and Housing Committee unanimously approved SB 1072, authored by Sen. Tony Mendoza, shown here at the podium. The bill would require all school buses to be equipped with child-check reminder alarm systems.
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California Child Check Alarm Bill Advances

Lawmakers approved SB 1072, which would require school buses to be equipped with child-check alarms, in response to the death of a special-needs student who had been left on the bus for several hours.

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