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.
Heavy rains brought flooding to the Midwestern and southern U.S. and trapped school buses with students aboard.
Following President Trump's proposal of arming teachers with guns to prevent school attacks, the National Association of School Resource Officers advocated instead for trained school resource officers (SROs).
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.
Just days after a deadly Florida school shooting that resulted in 17 fatalities and 14 wounded, school officials and law enforcement officers underscored the need for parental involvement and proper student behavior as they contend with students bringing or threatening to bring guns and weapons aboard school buses.