Freda Alford of Tennessee held many positions, including owning a beauty shop and a barbecue restaurant, before she began driving school buses.
The New York school bus travels through gridlocked intersections to transport preschool students from a child development center during a major winter storm.
A school bus aide is fired after apparently leaving a bus while the 6-year-old was still on board.
Dee Dee Whitman, a mayoral candidate for Providence, Rhode Island, sees a story about a student who uses a wheelchair having to miss school due to a driver strike. She pays for a van to take him to school the following day.
Video from the Texas school bus shows a car apparently side-swiping the left side of the bus before speeding off. No injuries were reported.
Marilena Monroy of Connecticut is arrested after reportedly leaving her bus while a 17-year-old who is nonverbal and a 16-year-old with autism were still on board.
Mary Bennette-Browing of Virginia asks her homeowner’s association to reconsider a request to allow a school bus to drive into the private community to pick up her two children, who have special needs.
DeQuan Brooks is charged with child abuse and second-degree assault for allegedly throwing a student around the bus and choking him. The student reportedly tried to throw Brooks’ phone out a window.
An Idaho mother and her child tell a local news source how much they appreciate the kindness and peace of mind their bus driver and monitor give them.
The securement equipment supplier will annually honor a special-needs driver for exemplary service. The winner will receive $1,000.
The Idaho driver resigned after an incident in April, in which she allegedly forced a 9-year-old student out of his seat and pushed him.
The school bus company recognizes the Illinois team with its Customer Champion Award for cheering on special-needs students at a basketball game.
The policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics addresses creating IEPs, proper use of restraint systems, and care administered by aides and nurses.