On Dec. 1, Baltimore County Public Schools unveiled what it calls its Mobile Innovation Lab, a mobile classroom and “makerspace” built on a school bus.

PHOTOS: Baltimore District's Mobile 'Makerspace' Conversion

Baltimore County Public Schools recently unveiled its Mobile Innovation Lab, a mobile classroom and “makerspace” built on a school bus. The lab helps students learn about coding, programming, robotics, and circuitry in a hands-on environment.


School Bus Driver in Fatal Crash Had Traffic Violations

Glenn R. Chappell of Baltimore lost a civil case over hitting a parked car, was convicted for not showing a registration card during a traffic stop, and convicted again of driving a vehicle with suspended registration, court records state. The offenses did not involve a school bus.


School Bus Crashes Into Transit Bus, Killing 6

A Baltimore school bus hits a car and a pillar, enters oncoming traffic, and hits the driver’s side of a transit bus, killing the school bus driver and five of the transit bus passengers. No students were aboard the school bus.

A back-to-school event held by the National Transportation Safety Board will include a demonstration on school bus safety. Pictured is the 2013 edition of the event. Photo courtesy NTSB

NTSB to Hold Back-to-School Safety Event

The event will feature demonstrations on school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, and child safety seats to help families prepare for the new school year.

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