The dog made it out safely and no people or animals were harmed.
Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote.
School districts across the country are trying to find ways to fill the gaps.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams greeted the bus, which was sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson said any deal would likely be a two-for-two exchange.
The suspected driver, Miguel Espinoza, 45, is currently being held in the Galveston County Jail, according to online records.