WATCH: Parents upset over school bus 'hard stop'

Posted at 7:13 PM, Sep 16, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- A "hard stop" has created a lot of hard feelings among parents in the Kenton County School District.

Ethan Bennett, a kindergartner, was among the kids on the bus Tuesday morning when the substitute driver slammed on the brakes at Troopers Crossing and Calvary Road.

When they got to Kenton Elementary School, they children were asked if they were OK; a school nurse looked at a few of them.

Ethan's grandmother, Linda Evans, is angry she wasn't told before the end of the day.

"We shouldn't find out at 3 or 4 in the afternoon that this happened at 8:30," she said.

Amber Daniel, whose son bumped his head on the same bus, said she's upset the decision about how to care for her child was taken out of her hands.

"I'm glad that they were there, but they should have notified us to let us have that decision as well," she said. "That way, I could have came up there, and if I wanted to take him to the doctor or do what I needed to do with him, to handle it myself."

Watch the video above to find out what the Kenton County School District had to say about the situation.