DBS CODE:  3541

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS:

Transportation:

The Board of Education will provide transportation for all pupils under provisions of State Law and regulations.  The Superintendent of Schools shall administer the operation so as to:

1.  Provide for maximum safety of students.

2.  Supervise and reinforce desirable student behavior.

3.  Appropriately assist students with special needs.

4.  Enrich the instructional program through carefully planned trips as recommended by the staff.

Legal Reference:  Connecticut General Statutes

10-186 Duties of local and regional boards of education

10-220 Duties of boards of education

14-275 Equipment and color of school buses

14-275a.  Use of standard school bus required when

14-257b Transportation of handicapped students

14-275c.  Regulations re school buses and motor vehicles

used to transport special education students

14-276a (c) Town/school district may require its school bus operators to have completed a safety training course

14-280 Letters and signals to be concealed when not used in transporting children. signs on other vehicles

United States Code, Title 49

2717 Alcohol and controlled substances testing (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991)

Adopted:  April 28, 1980

Revised:  November 27, 2000

April 6, 2009

July 9, 2009