The school district that a 19-year-old, non-verbal student with autism attended when he died nearly two years ago from heat-related injuries after being locked in a school bus all day is now being sued for part of the $23.5 million settlement that the bus company agreed to pay to the boy's parents.
Three-year-old Myles Hill was forgotten by a Florida daycare driver in a van and died of heatstroke, authorities said.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that it is working with an Atlanta-based consulting firm to create a customized tool that allows student transportation leaders to assess school bus driver judgement and decision-making ability.
The Cigna Well-Being Award recognizes companies that “actively and positively impact the overall health and well-being of their population.” This year, one of the award recipients was Chicago-based school bus company Cook-Illinois Corporation.
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Special needs and securement experts weighed in on a troubling incident last year of an improperly restrained, wheelchair-bound special needs student falling to the floor of the school bus while the vehicle is in motion.