Jean M. Micklevitz of Illinois allegedly punches a boy in the face and tells the bus driver that he hit his head on the window. She is charged with aggravated battery to a child under 13.
A 7-year-old student who is nonverbal and has autism is left alone on the bus for about six hours until she is found by school district officials.
Dan Allison, an occupational therapist and driving specialist, is honored with the award for his success in the personal mobility industry and for the training he provides to mobility device passengers.
Student transportation professionals are recognized for their remarkable dedication and service to the school bus industry. Awards are also presented to Zonar’s 2019 Don Carnahan Memorial grant recipients.
The 17-year-old student is facing a juvenile delinquency charge after she reportedly is shown on video hitting a student who has special needs in the face several times while on the school bus.
Freddie Phillips, a bus driver for East Baton Rouge Parish School System, is the winner of the securement supplier's second annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year award.
Approximately 32,000 Chicago Public Schools employees have been on strike for several days, and about 7,500 of those are bus aides and other support staff.
With more than 2,400 employees and 46 locations, the Michigan-based company provides school transportation to 80,000 students.
Wyatt, an Alabama student on the autism spectrum, realizes a lifelong wish to ride a school bus when Baldwin County Public Schools organizes a special ride for him.
Bus driver Carlos and aide Linda of South Carolina are driving on their morning route when they spot a boy who had gone missing the night before. They convince him to board the bus and take him to safety.
The Texas 3-year-old is found unresponsive and not breathing with a seat belt wrapped around his neck. He is transported to the hospital where he later passes away.
The First Student bus is transporting two students from a Pennsylvania school when its passenger-side tires go off of the roadway, causing the driver to lose control of the bus and hit an oncoming vehicle.
The 5-year-old New York boy, who has autism, is dropped off at a school located a half a mile away from the school he attends.