Record Settlement in School Bus Fire Case

The world could use a lot more Glen and Natalie Klindts. Megan came to them as a young foster child who had been bounced from home to home. She quickly found her forever family with the Klindts, and eventually asked them to adopt her. They were overjoyed. As Glen put it, “We didn’t know our family wasn’t complete until we met Megan.” Now he asks himself regularly whether she might still be alive if she had never come into their lives. And her death could have been easily prevented if her school’s leaders had simply reacted appropriately to the many documented complaints and concerns they received about one of their bus drivers.

A school district in western Iowa has agreed to pay $4.8 million to the family of a 16-year-old girl who died when she could not escape a school bus fire. READ MORE.