The death of first grader Arlana Haynes in a Jan. 29 school bus crash has inspired her parents to call for seat belt legislation and resulted in charges of first degree Vehicular Homicide being brought against the school bus driver.
Parkland School District near Allentown, Pennsylvania was forced to cancel classes Friday after a fire destroyed 16 school buses and the bus barn while also damaging almost a dozen more buses.
A seventh-grader of Jackson local school district died Tuesday morning at the hospital after bringing a gun on a school bus and shooting himself on school grounds.
The Iowa school district at the center of the fatal Dec. 12 school bus fire that claimed the lives of the driver and a 16-year-old student said it was simply following directions from the state when it updated the vehicle's maintenance repair records weeks later to indicate out-of-service deficiencies were fixed.
An investigation continues into the cause of a school bus crash that killed a 6-year-old girl, the state's second student fatality in the past two months, and authorities seek information on how to prevent similar incidents.
The National Transportation Safety Board said investigators still do not know why a 74-year-old school bus driver and a 16-year-old student in Iowa were unable to evacuate the vehicle after a fire started in the engine compartment last month.