Transportation of Students, Policy #3525

POLICY #3525

TITLE: Transportation of Students

The Hudson School District shall provide a student transportation system which is safe, efficient and economical.

The Board shall provide transportation for students in grades K-8 living one mile or more from the school they attend and for students 9-12 living two miles or more from the school they attend.  Distance from the school is determined along the shortest route on the public roadway.  Should financial circumstances require in the future, the Board reserves the right to implement State law requiring transportation for students K-12 living more than two miles from the school they attend.

Transportation may be provided for students in grades 9-12 residing less than two miles and for students in grades K-8 residing less than one mile from the school they attend if they encounter unusual hazards are so designated by the proper safety authorities.

Transportation is also authorized for a student with a disability whose IEP-Team determines the student is unable to walk to school safely even though he/she may reside less than one mile from the school.

Date of Board Adoption:  June 14, 2011

Previous Adoption/Revisions:
December 12, 1995
January 12, 1993
March 12, 1991
November 13, 1990
January 28, 1986
November 24, 1987

Cross Reference: Procedures 3525.1, 3525.2, 3525.3

Statutory References: Wis. Stats. 121.54

Legal Review:

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