The 9-year-old Iowa girl goes missing after she is dropped off at home instead of at her daycare provider. She leaves the vacant house and walks a mile to a store.
The co-owner of Lakeview Bus Lines has expanded his business as well as a handful of other small contractors, and has been instrumental in improving transportation for students in wheelchairs.
Ted Quatman of Maryland donates his $500 early retirement incentive to Harford County Public Schools' autism program after driving for nine years.
The acquisition will help Q'Straint and Adapt Solutions provide accessible wheelchair solutions to those with limited mobility.
Juanita Tappin of Florida is reportedly shown on bus video hitting several special-needs students and adults with disabilities. She is charged with eight counts of abuse against a child and an adult.
Ten-year-old Lillian Waldron, who, her mother says, is developmentally delayed and nonverbal, gets off the school bus crying after being bitten multiple times by another student on the bus.
The driver tells police that the bus's brakes had failed after starting the bus from a stop, causing the bus to sideswipe another vehicle and crash into the lawn of a home.
The transportation company teams up with Spokane Public Schools to roll out new propane-powered school buses that will be used to service the district’s special-needs bus routes.
The bus driver shouts at the parent of the 5-year-old special-needs student and beeps the bus’s horn to prevent them from crossing the street when an SUV speeds past the bus.
A kindergartner scratches a second grade student on the face, causing injuries to the student's forehead, temple, and cheek surrounding his eye.
Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools presents awards to Special-Needs Bus Manager Julie Peterson and Special-Needs Bus Monitor Hannah Robinson. Also recognized are a general education driver and a fleet technician.
Those who have been NAPT members for at least three years and have at least three years of special-needs transportation experience are eligible. The submissions deadline is July 30.
Las Vegas district school bus drivers enjoy breakfast served by special-education students while learning more about their transportation team and its role in education.