BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A high school student with special needs was left unattended on a school bus "throughout the duration of the day," a spokesman said.
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Spokesman Greg Williams said the bus service was operated by a contractor, the website reported.
“The safety of our students is paramount,” Williams said in a statement. “The district is working with the contract bus service to conduct a full investigation and review safety measures in an effort to avoid similar situations in the future.”
The student's parents were notified and a school administrator visited the family Tuesday, WIAT reported.
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