Students utilizing school transportation will conduct themselves in an orderly manner fitting to their age level and maturity with mutual respect and consideration for the rights of the school vehicle driver and the other passengers. Students who fail to behave in an orderly manner will be subject to disciplinary measures.
The driver will have the authority to maintain order on the school vehicle. It shall be the responsibility of the driver to report misconduct to the transportation coordinator and/or administrator.
The board supports the use of video cameras on school buses used for transportation to and from school as well as for field trips, curricular or extracurricular events. The video cameras may be used to monitor student and/or employee behavior and may be used as evidence in a student and/or employee disciplinary proceeding. The videotapes may be student records and/or employee records subject to school district confidentiality, board policy and administrative regulations.
The principal shall have the authority to suspend transportation privileges of the student or impose other appropriate discipline as prescribed in the student-parent handbook.
It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent, in conjunction with the principal, to develop administrative regulations regarding student conduct and discipline when utilizing school district transportation.
Approved: January 18, 1999
Revised/Reviewed: November 25, 2019