5131.1 BP - Bus Conduct

Students
Board Policy No. 5131.1
Policy approved:  October 6, 2008


BUS CONDUCT

In order to help ensure the safety and well-being of students, bus drivers, and others, the Governing Board expects students to exhibit appropriate and orderly conduct at all times when using school transportation, including while preparing to ride, riding, or leaving the bus.

(cf. 3540 - Transportation)
(cf. 3541.2 - Transportation for Students with Disabilities)
(cf. 3543 - Transportation Safety and Emergencies)
(cf. 5131 - Conduct)

The Superintendent or designee shall establish regulations related to student conduct on buses, bus driver authority, and the suspension of riding privileges. He/she shall make these rules available to parents/guardians, students, and other interested parties. (5 CCR 14103)

Students found to be in violation of the district's bus conduct rules shall be subject to discipline in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)

The Superintendent or designee may deny a student the privilege of using school transportation upon the student's continued disorderly conduct or his/her persistent refusal to submit to the authority of the driver. (5 CCR 14103)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

Legal Reference:
EDUCATION CODE
35160 Authority of governing boards
39800 Transportation
39839 Transportation of guide dogs, signal dogs, service dogs
44808 Duty to supervise conduct of students
48900 Grounds for suspension and expulsion
48918 Expulsion procedures
49060-49079 Student records
49073-49079 Privacy of student records
GOVERNMENT CODE
6253-6270 California Public Records Act
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
14103 Authority of the driver
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 13
1200-1228 General provisions, school bus regulations
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
99.1-99.67 Family Educational Rights and Privacy

 

 

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