Colorado's Douglas County School District has introduced an enhanced bus-safety program featuring "bus behavior contracts" after a driver alleged she was "body-slammed" by a student after she verbally disciplined him.

Disciplinary problems such as fighting and hurling objects had surfaced in the district previously. But last year, just as the district began looking at ways to address the issue, the incident with the driver "pushed discussion to the forefront," said Steve Morrison, executive director of support


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