Mark Twain Union ESD | AR 3541 Business and Noninstructional Operations
Transportation Routes And Services
Routes and Bus Stops
The Superintendent or designee shall design transportation routes and stops to promote the safety of students and maximum efficiency in the use of buses.
Students shall be eligible for transportation service to and from school if the distance between their school-established bus stop and the school is beyond the minimum listed below:
Grades K-3: three-fourths mile
Grades 4-8: one mile
The Superintendent or designee may authorize transportation within the walking distance when safety problems or hazards exist.
Students who attend a school outside their attendance area may be eligible for transportation services in accordance with Board policy.
(cf. 5116.1- Intradistrict Open Enrollment)
(cf. 5117 - Interdistrict attendance)
The Superintendent or designee shall communicate in writing to parents/guardians regarding bus routes, schedules and stops and/or shall arrange for local media to publish such information.
(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)
With the Governing Board's authorization, transportation services may be provided or arranged by the district for:
1. Students traveling to and from school during the regular school day (Education Code 39800)
2. Field trips and excursions (Education Code 35330)
(cf. 3541.1 - Transportation for School-Related Trips)
The district shall provide home-to-school transportation and additional transportation services as needed for students with disabilities as specified in their individualized education programs. (Education Code 41850; 20 USC 1400-1482; 34 CFR 104.4)
(cf. 3541.2 - Transportation for Students with Disabilities)
The Superintendent or designee shall provide transportation to homeless children in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation.
(cf. 6173 - Education for Homeless Children)
10900.5 Use of school buses for community recreation
35330 Excursions and field trips
35350 Authority to transport pupils
39800 Powers of governing board to provide transportation to and from school
39801.5 Transportation for adults
39808 Transportation for private school students
39835 Use of school buses for community recreation
39837 Transportation to summer employment program
39837.5 Transportation of employees and parents/guardians to school activities
39860 Transportation to school activities
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
11432 McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
104.4 Equal opportunity under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504
California Department of Education, Office of School Transportation: http://www.cde.ca.gov/bus/index.html
Pupil Transportation Safety Institute: http://www.ptsi.org
Regulation MARK TWAIN UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
approved: April 09, 2015 Angels Camp, California