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Original Adopted Date: 1-26-98                                       Last Revised Date:  5-8-23                                       Last Reviewed Date: 2-24-19

The school district shall conduct school bus safe riding practices instruction and emergency safety drills at least two times per year for students who utilize school district transportation.

Each school bus vehicle shall 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 each safety drill.

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

                                    281 I.A.C. 41.412; 43.40.

Cross Reference:     503 Student Discipline

                                    507 Student Health and Well-Being

                                    804.2 Warning Systems and Emergency Plans