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711.7 School Bus Safety Instruction

Code No. 711.7


The school district will conduct school bus safe riding practices instruction and emergency safety drills at least twice during the school year for students who utilize school district transportation.

Each school bus vehicle will have, in addition to the regular emergency safety drill, a plan for helping those students who require special assistance to safety during an emergency. This will include, but not be limited to, students with disabilities.

School district vehicle drivers are required to attend safety drill annually.

Employees are responsible for instructing the proper techniques to be followed during an emergency, as well as safe riding practices. It is the responsibility of the superintendent to develop administrative regulations regarding this policy.

Legal Reference:      
Iowa Code§§ 279.8; 321 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 41.412;
281 I.A.C. 43.40.

Cross Reference:         
503    Student Discipline
Student Health and Well-Being
Warning Systems and Emergency Plans

Approved 1/24/18
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA