This is a school bus from the Pass Christian, Mississippi public school system. I am not quite sure the exact story of how it ended up in this position during/after Hurricane Katrina, but it was a sad sight indeed.
Click here for the black & white version of this photo.
(August 27, 2007 - This picture was used in a video for the website www.whenthesaints.org", promoting the petition to pass the Gulf Coast Recovery Act of 2007. You can see the video on the website, or by clicking this link and watching it at YouTube.)