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401.6 Transporting of Students by Employees

Generally, transportation of students is in a motor vehicle owned by the school district and driven by an employee. In some cases, it may be more economical or efficient for the school district to allow an employee of the school district to transport the students in the employee's motor vehicle.


Employees who transport students for school purposes must have the permission of the superintendent and present evidence of a valid license and appropriate insurance.


This policy statement applies to transportation of students for school purposes in addition to the regular bus route transporting students to and from their designated attendance center.


Legal Reference:  

Iowa Code chs. 285; 321.


Cross Reference:

401.7 Employee Travel Compensation

711 Transportation

904.1 Transporting Students in Private Vehicles



Approved 8-18-03                               Reviewed 6-18-07 4-17-12  1-28-19       Revised  1-28-19