3540 – Business – Transportation – Home to School

Policy – x
Regulation –
Exhibit –

Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 4/26/2007
The Governing Board desires to provide for the safe and efficient transportation of students to and from school as necessary to ensure student access to the educational program, promote regular attendance and reduce tardiness. The extent to which the District provides for transportation services shall depend upon student and community needs and a continuing assessment of financial resources.

The Superintendent or designee shall recommend to the Board the most economical and appropriate means of providing transportation services.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures to promote safety for students traveling on school buses.

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure the qualifications of bus drivers and related staff employed by the District, provide for the maintenance and operation of District-owned school buses and other equipment, and ensure adequate facilities for equipment storage and maintenance.

Legal Reference:
35330 Excursions and field trips
35350 Authority to transport pupils
38020-38065 Transportation, especially:
38021 Contract with County Superintendent of Schools to provide transportation
38023-38024 Bids and contracts for transportation services
38026 Payments to parents in lieu of transportation
38027 Food and lodging payments in lieu of transportation
38028 Transportation fees
38029 District transportation of private school students
41850-41854 Allowances for transportation
41860-41862 Supplemental allowances for transportation
45125.1 Criminal background checks for contractors
38020 Powers of governing board to provide transportation for pupils to and from school; definition
of “municipally owned transit system”

3540-3549.3 Educational Employment Relations Act

14100-14103 Use of school buses and school pupil activity buses
15240-15343 Allowances for student transportation, especially:
15253-15272 District records related to transportation

2807 School bus inspection
Arcadia Unified School District et. al. v. State Department of Education, 2 Cal. 4th 251 (1992)

CSBA Date – 10/97

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