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STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES

Policy Number: 
Board File: JICC

Transportation of Students

The Board may furnish transportation to resident students enrolled in the schools of the District who satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Reside within the attendance area of the school(s) served;
  2. Reside beyond approved walking distances;
  3. Are present at authorized points for student pick-up at the designated time; and
  4. Comply with District standards and regulations in their conduct and behavior.

Student Conduct on School Buses

In the interest of the safety and welfare of school bus passengers, the Board desires the superintendent and designees to establish and enforce strict school bus discipline and safety regulations. Students who do not conform to all regulations and directives concerning discipline, safety, and conduct, or whose behavior could be detrimental to the safety or welfare of others or the safe operation of the bus, may have their bus riding privileges  suspended or revoked in accordance with this policy and applicable regulations.

This policy and applicable regulations shall not be limited in their application to bus riding privileges alone, but shall also extend to all District provided or supervised transportation.  Disorderly conduct by students at bus stops shall be reported and acted upon in the same manner as misconduct on buses.

Audiovisual recording devices may be installed and used in school buses. In the event such devices are used, tapes shall not be released to anyone outside of the District, except as authorized or required by law.

Nothing contained in this policy and applicable regulations shall preclude the imposition of other disciplinary measures as appropriate, including suspension or expulsion from school in accordance with other District policies and procedures.
 

Adopted: August 20, 1985
Revised: July 19, 1988
Revised: February 6, 1990
Revised: October 5, 1993
Revised: October 15, 2002

LEGAL REF.:
C.R.S. 22-32-109.1(2)(a)
 

CROSS REFS.:
JI/JIA, Student Rights and Responsibilities/Due Process Rights
JIC/JICDA, Student Conduct
JKC, Discipline of Habitually Disruptive Students
JKD/JKE, Student Suspension, Expulsion, and Classroom Removal