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Descriptor Code: JGG
Student Transportation  
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The Board of Education is authorized to purchase, repair, and maintain motor vehicles and other equipment for the purpose of transporting students to and from schools.  The Board may contract such services, also.  It shall be the policy of the Board of Education to provide transportation for all students who reside one mile or more from the school to which they are assigned.  All such vehicles, as employed by the Board for student transportation, shall conform to a minimum standard established by the state Board of Education.  They shall, as a minimum, be insured for both liability and death resulting from an accident or collision involving said vehicle, and shall be operated by an individual who meets minimum standards of the state Board of Education and the local Board of Education.


Rockdale County Schools
Original Adopted Date:  8/19/1974
Last Revised:  8/20/2015

Policy Reference Disclaimer: These references are not intended to be part of the policy itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this policy. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the policy.

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State Reference Description
O.C.G.A 20-02-0188 Student transportation
O.C.G.A 20-02-0504 Authority to contract for pupil transportation
O.C.G.A 20-02-1071 Powers of SBOE as to bus drivers' salaries, federal and other transportation aid, and standards for vehicles and drivers
O.C.G.A 20-02-1090 Accident insurance for children on school buses
O.C.G.A 20-02-1126 Written policies and procedures for operation of school buses; receipt of code of conduct by students; acknowledgement by parent or guardians
Rule 160-5-3-.10 Student Transportation Funding Surveys
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