17/18 Bus Routes and Times and Rules and Procedures


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TITLE: Transportation CODE: F12



Where it is reasonable and necessary to enable a student entitled or required to attend an

elementary or secondary school operated by the District, the District may furnish transportation

on public roads to students who reside within the District. The District may provide

transportation to non-resident students as authorized by the Board. Accordingly, the Windham

Southeast Supervisory has decided to furnish transportation under this policy

The superintendent will establish routes and designate stops after considering both the safety of

children and efficiency of operation. The superintendent will consider the following factors when

determining routes and stops.

1. The presence or absence of sidewalks or paths off the highway.

2. Width, condition and class of highways, including curves, hills, intersections, turnarounds,

and seasonal road conditions.

3. Density and speed of traffic.

4. Proximity of dwellings, factories, or industrial areas.

5. Physical nature of any area such as presence of woods, ravines, or gravel pits.

6. The number of children required to congregate at any designated stop, and supervision

available at any designated stop.

7. Health or physical impairment of students being transported.

8. Distance traveled. on a single route, and the length of time spent on a bus by any given

student going to or returning from school.

9. Age and maturity of students transported.

The superintendent may consider any other factors he or she deems appropriate when

establishing routes and designated stops.

The Superintendent shall submit to the school board for approval, any contracts, leases or

purchase necessary to maintain and operate transportation equipment, and shall include in his or

her annual report to the Board information as to all pupils transported by the school district and

the expense thereof.

Date Warned: April 11, 2013

Date Adopted: April 22, 2013

Legal Reference(s): 16 V.S.A. §§1221, 1222, 1224 (Student transportation)

16 V.S.A. §1551 (Technical Center Transport)

Cross Reference: Bus Discipline (F2)


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