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La Canada USD |  BP  3540  Business and Noninstructional Operations

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The extent to which the district provides student transportation depends upon student needs and a continuing assessment of financial resources.

(cf. 3250 - Transportation Fees)

The Governing Board desires to:

1. Provide maximum safety for students between home and school and on school-sponsored trips.

2. Promote desirable student behavior and respect for traffic safety.

3. Provide assistance and transportation for handicapped students.

4. Provide transportation for field trips.

(cf. 3541.5 - Alternative Transportation Arrangements)

(cf. 5131.1 - Bus Conduct)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35330 Excursions and field trips

35350 Authority to transport pupils

39800-39860 Transportation, especially:

39800 Powers of governing board to provide transportation for pupils to and from school; definition of "municipally owned transit system"

39801 Contract with County Superintendent of Schools to provide transportation

39802-39803 Bids and contracts for transportation services

39806 Payments to parents in lieu of transportation

39807 Food and lodging payments in lieu of transportation

38807.5 Transportation fees

39808 District transportation of private school students

41850-41854 Allowances for transportation

41860-41862 Supplemental allowances for transportation

45125.1 Criminal background checks for contractors

GOVERNMENT CODE

3540-3549.3 Educational Employment Relations Act

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

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

VEHICLE CODE

2807 School bus inspection

COURT DECISIONS

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

Policy LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: April 22, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California