Maine Student Fatally Struck by School Bus

Jayce Holt, 6, is riding his bicycle along the road toward an intersection, likely doesn’t realize the bus is turning, and brakes too late. He falls into the intersection and gets hit by the bus.

Don Sanders of Maine started the Bus Book Bags program and was recognized by the nonprofit Maine Children's Alliance. Photo by Maine Education Association

School bus driver awarded for literacy program

Don Sanders of Maine brought children’s books on his bus to get children to read more, and the effort grew into the Bus Book Bags program, with school district and library partnerships. He was recognized by a children’s nonprofit for the program.


Maine’s Kevin Mallory honored for ‘green’ bus efforts

The transportation director for Portland Public Schools has won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the EPA, which will be presented to him on June 26. The award is in recognition of his work to reduce pollution from the school system’s bus fleet and raise awareness about the benefits of “greener” transportation.

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