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.
Approximately 300 drivers and bus monitors from four of the state’s school districts participate in a training designed to help pupil transporters respond to challenging student behavior on the bus using trauma-informed practices.
The new bus, called the Minotrek, can carry up to 20 passengers and is available with a diesel or gasoline engine.
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.