A campaign at Anderson School District Five in South Carolina is targeting illegal school bus passers and educating the community on existing state law, while aiming to amend the law to allow video-surveillance solutions for enforcement.
The death of a 7-year-old Arkansas girl last September prompted a non-profit company to collect donations to provide small flashing lights to children in grades K-3 for when they board the bus in early morning conditions to make them more visible to all drivers.
Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals in July ruled that a boy convicted of battery for his role in a school bus fight should have been allowed to use the state's "Stand Your Ground" law as his defense.
The AAA of Michigan presented a $28,000 check to the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) to help expand its volunteer patrol program that helps keep children safe as they walk to and from schools and bus stops. DPS leaders received the check at Fisher Magnet Lower Academy on Wednesday.