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.
James Lambert of Florida, who was caught on school bus surveillance video slapping a student with autism in 2014, is sentenced in June to 11 months and 29 days of jail time.
Justin Schaefer of Florida notices a student on his bus is wearing broken glasses. He sets up a GoFundMe page to buy new glasses for him and another student he learns needs glasses but cannot afford them.
A Florida bus driver pulls over when her bus starts smoking. She evacuates the students, and minutes later, the bus catches fire.
Police say that the two admitted to having a student deactivate the child reminder device on their bus before they arrived at school.
A 9-year-old girl in Florida was struck by an SUV and suffered minor injuries when the motorist switched into the same lane as the school bus to avoid a stopped vehicle in the other lane, tried to stop, and lost control of her car.
Robyn Russ of Florida urges motorists to use more caution after one of the students on her bus was nearly struck by a car while deboarding.
Pupil transporters from Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools decorated a bus and took part in a local Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade that drew thousands of onlookers.
The 13-year-old Florida boy reportedly stole a bus while the driver stepped away to use the restroom, and he went on a 15-minute joyride. He was charged with vehicle theft.
An attorney for Lenoir Sainfimin, the Florida driver whose bus careened into a pond in September, pleaded not guilty on the driver’s behalf to a charge of careless driving. The attorney also asked to subpoena unedited surveillance video from the bus.
The mother of a boy with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is concerned over a change from him riding a special-needs bus to a regular bus. Seminole County (Fla.) Public Schools no longer has the resources to provide special-needs buses, but does have monitors on buses, officials say.
A lack of clear leadership, a “culture of distrust” and inadequate staffing factored into the district’s school transportation meltdown this fall, an attorney finds.
A bus driver and aide for the School District of Palm Beach County (Fla.) have been charged with child neglect for leaving a student on a school bus for more than five hours.